Divine Appointments

What Do You See?

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Christ had a divine appointment prepared for a local church’s mission team and me on a recent trip to Ghana. It was in a predominately Muslim area where we treated those who were blind as a result of cataracts and totally dependent on family and friends to care for them. What happens when there is … Continue reading “What Do You See?”

What You Do Matters

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Christ inspired our Teach To Transform team with the love and compassion of the pastors who did not turn away from the vulnerable children of Southern Asia. Do you turn away from divine appointments the Lord has arranged or do you Stop, Listen and Act with Compassion? Many times Christ had random encounters in which … Continue reading “What You Do Matters”

The Nature of Forgiveness

Forgiveness is easier said than done. Many times. it is a matter of pride with a dose of anger that keeps us from true forgiveness. Christ took me to Asia to experience forgiveness at a level I could not imagine. Ephesians 4: 32 Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in … Continue reading "The Nature of Forgiveness"

Divine Appointments with the children of Afghanistan

It was about 10 years ago that I was working in Afghanistan and it proved to be a life-changing trip. We prayed at the airport and I said goodbye to Karen, naïve about what the Lord had prepared for me to see. It was one of the most challenging trips I had experienced, continually fluctuating … Continue reading “Divine Appointments with the children of Afghanistan”

Christ Took a Baby to Heaven So I Could See

When Christ wants us to hear and see through His eyes, He is patient and loving but sometimes requires dramatic divine appointments. It was one of the most challenging trips we have taken in Africa, but my eyes were opened on many levels as to the vision Christ has for missions. God took a baby … Continue reading "Christ Took a Baby to Heaven So I Could See"

Who Is Your Disciple?

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Through a sequence of divine appointments, I met a man who had a passion for providing solar power around the world. We presented the challenge to establish solar power in South Sudan at a medical clinic caring for women and children with no other medical care. At times the temperature would exceed 100 degrees; electric … Continue reading “Who Is Your Disciple?”

An Act of Love in the ER

The call came over the EMS dispatch that there was a young boy, 16-years-old,  hurt while playing at a sporting event. He had collided with another player and was unresponsive with shallow breathing. EMS arrived and quickly transported him to the ER. When he arrived in the ER, it was evident that he also had … Continue reading "An Act of Love in the ER"

Look After the Orphans

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James 1:27 Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.  God ranks the care of orphans among the highest expressions of our faith. This was so obvious on our recent two trips to … Continue reading “Look After the Orphans”