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Traveling to Haiti, January 2015

Mark is traveling to Canaan, Haiti January 2015: Would you prayerfully consider joining a team of financial supporters in enabling Mark to visit Haiti, January 28-February 3, 2015? Mark hopes to join a team from his church, Mission Point Community Church, in the journey to support Pastor Moise and his church in their evangelism efforts … Continue reading

Letting the Ink Speak for Itself

I have four tattoos. Two are related to my family and two are related to my faith. Both faith related tats are in foreign languages: Thai and Khmer. They have become conversation starters – primarily with other people who have ink, but not necessarily always so. Let me relate a story from today that demonstrates … Continue reading

Show Mercy, Not Sacrifices

A couple of days ago I was reading in Matthew 9 in one of my Lent devotionals. Matthew 9 that day just seemed jammed packed of lessons that leaped off the page at me. But it was this section I thought that I might blog about: (Matthew 9:9-13) NLT 9¬†As Jesus was walking along, he … Continue reading

Learning to Love: an excerpt

After arriving back in the States from our recent trip to Southeast Asia, I began sorting through the stacks of mail on our kitchen counter. In one package was a book entitled Learning to Love: Passion, Compassion and the Essence of the Gospel. I’ve just started reading it, and came across this passage that I … Continue reading

McMemory: The Apostle Creed & McDonalds

I’m in a love / hate relationship with McDonalds drive-thru. I love the convenience. I hate the time I waste there. I don’t enjoy McDonalds food, but I do enjoy their sweet tea. Often if I am on the road inbetween office and home, or even when traveling, I will swing into a local McDonalds … Continue reading

Faith: No More, No Less

Faith: Taking God’s Word for reality itself. That’s how one friend puts it. Faith: The assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. That’s how one epistle writer puts it. The apostles came up and said to the Master, “Give us more faith.” But the Master said, “You don’t need more faith. … Continue reading