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Take Your Medicine!

Take Your Medicine! A parasite is defined as “an organism that lives in or on an organism of another species (its host) and benefits by deriving nutrients at the other’s expense.” Since moving to Peru in July, I have become well acquainted with various parasites. They’re easily contracted, even with the best of precautions. I have “benefited” from some of the side effects…

Welcome to the Golden Years!

WELCOME TO THE GOLDEN YEARS! As they say on television, “I need to warn you that the following may be offensive to you.” “I tell you the truth. When you were younger, you dressed yourself & went where you wanted; but when you are old, you will stretch out your hands & someone else will dress you & lead you where you do not want to go.” (Jesus said this. Read…

The Discontinuation of a Label

The Discontinuation of a Label (written by Melissa Woods) This month I am reading the Read, Pray, Obey (RPO) along with other church members in the book of Acts. I have never studied the book of Acts as a whole so I am excited to embark on this journey with my church family. I am only in chapter 4 as of today, but I have been writing down each day the events of each…

THIRST Conference Reflections …

We just concluded a 4-day THIRST Conference led by a team from Life Action Ministries (lifeaction.org). It was an AMAZING time of worship, teaching, conviction, brokenness, renewal, & restoration in the Church! Ryan Loveing, our revivalist for the week, provided strong Biblical teaching in each service, & here are some of the points I gleaned: “The goal of these…

An “atheist” quoted me.

A few weeks ago, I ran into a friend of mine who is a former member of a church that I served several years ago. I asked him if he was still going to that church. He replied that it was complicated & would take a while for him to explain. We exchanged numbers with the hope that we could get together for lunch. The following week, I invited him to lunch, but he had a…