Category Archives: Missions

What Does Your Jesus Look Like?

“The Jesus You Know” series (post #1) Since none of us have ever seen Jesus face to face, we are left to conjure up our own images of Him in our minds. I myself am still detoxing from a mental … Continue reading

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Self-Preservation & Jesus

A man interviewed for a job at a famous art gallery that housed dozens of priceless masterpieces. As part of the interview process, he was asked, “If a fire broke out in this gallery and you could only save one … Continue reading

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Are You Getting Better?

Football season is still going strong in the college and professional ranks, but it’s been over for some time now for my son Royce’s 5th/6th grade team. Since he played center, I helped out a little bit coaching our linemen. … Continue reading

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Have You Been A Good Samaritan Lately?

Then Jesus answered and said: “A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, who stripped him of his clothing, wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead. Now by chance a certain priest came down … Continue reading

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Galatians 6:9

  The picture I’ve chosen to go along with today’s post depicts Robert Raikes out in the streets of England doing the work that was so near and dear to his heart. Raikes, in case you don’t know, was the … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Yourself Be Stopped

A missionary society in South Africa wrote to the legendary Scottish missionary David Livingstone, who blazed trails in Africa for over thirty years. The letter read: Have you found a good road to where you are? If not, we want … Continue reading

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Ministering To Difficult People

New Yorker Stephen Merritt was an interesting man. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, he served Christ as both a minister and an undertaker. (He was the undertaker for the funeral of Ulysses S. Grant.) In addition to these … Continue reading

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