Monthly Archives: November 2014

I Hear Voices

I am reposting I Hear Voices at the request of a friend. It was also posted on July 14, 2013 and originally as a guest column for Ron Frost’s blog, A Spreading Goodness, on March 16, 2009. At 38,000 feet over the North Sea, … Continue reading

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Gift

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God (Ephesians 2:8) Tonight I delivered food boxes to people who would not otherwise have a Thanksgiving dinner. It is … Continue reading

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Chasm

Years ago I became friends with a man who had no use for Christianity. Religion in its most malignant forms had heaped pain on him and left him emotionally fragile. He had few friendships and was content to live in … Continue reading

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Iceberg

“That looks cool.” “What?” “The handprint ornamentation on that home.” “Ornamentation? That’s cow dung stuck to the house to dry for fuel.” “No way!”   We sometimes miss the obvious. Cross-cultural encounters get us into worlds that fill all of our … Continue reading

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Street

Wisdom cries aloud in the street, in the markets she raises her voice;at the head of the noisy streets she cries out; at the entrance of the city gates she speaks        (Proverbs 1:20-21) Indian streets are full … Continue reading

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Tolerism

Agnostic son, “We should let people believe whatever they want to believe.” Christian mom, “I agree.” Agnostic son, “Everyone should just do their own thing.” Christian mom, “What if my thing is to tell you about Jesus?”   Is it … Continue reading

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