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Non-Western Missions: A Brief Discussion

Every Christian reading this blog post is somewhat familiar with various missions within their local church body or even within their respective denominations.  In fact, many have personally embarked on a mission trip at some point in their Christian lives.  671 more words

Christian Living


Deuteronomy 31:8 New International Version (NIV)

“The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” 238 more words



At times, this preparing to move thing can be so overwhelming to me, though I probably don’t show it. My aunt told me today that I appear to be so confident and collected concerning this; while I am confident in this decision, it is still a struggle to choose to trust God with every step. 787 more words


Weep Over the Greatness of the Gospel

Those of you who know me know that I am an unabashed, constant propagandist for missionary biographies. There is such wonder and glory wrapped up in the stories of simple faithfulness, even through tragedy and heartbreaking loss.  781 more words

Monday Discussions

Stories Across the Seas: Singapore

Everybody longs for home, for a place where they belong and where they are fully alive. Most picture safety and comfort when they think of home, and they usually have pictures of a favourite chair in their living room, maybe a fireplace, or a kitchen table. 2,400 more words


Ideas for new NASA mission can now include spacecraft powered by plutonium

(Source: www.theverge.com)

NASA is giving scientists more choices for how to power their future spacecraft to explore the Solar System. Researchers proposing spacecraft ideas for NASA’s Discovery program — an initiative to develop deep-space missions that usually cost less than half a billion dollars — will be allowed to incorporate a special kind of radioactive battery in the designs for their vehicles. 1,113 more words


Planning a Mission Trip - Part Four

Putting Together A Team

About a month ago one of my daughters came for a visit.  We had a list of places to visit and things she wanted to see, but it was a rainy weekend and we had to make some changes.  1,029 more words