Sing and make music in your heart

Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Ephesians 5:19-20 - Rebekah with Patrick Marshall Sunday was a good day. I always enjoy church, and I always enjoy hearing Rebekah preach. But this time we drove almost 400 …

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“You are my God; My times are in your hands.” Notes from Saturday

But I trust in you, Lord;    I say, “You are my God.” My times are in your hands...Let your face shine on your servant;    save me in your unfailing love. Psalm 31 - with my parents late October So Saturday turned out to be a mix of events, both here in Pennsylvania and at home in Wake Forest. Rebekah has been busy …

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Making this world a better place – more redeemed – one friend at a time (#PhotoFriday)

 I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you. You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will …

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“Stop Hunger, feed hope” – Following Jesus to feed the hungry

"Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink... Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these …

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“Grandaddy Happy” in the best way (and spouse happy too)

If I could fly on the wings of dawn,    stopping to rest only on the far side of the ocean—         even there your hand would guide me;        even there your strong hand would hold me tight! Psalm 139:9-10 - A-Team heading off on the train Andrew, Alicia, and Mr. T. are on their way back to Bahrain. We …

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Taking the family home to Folkestone leaves me overwhelmed with emotion and love

- Rebekah and Derek on the hills behind Folkestone Jesus said, “Go home to your own people and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you.” Mark 5:19 I have so much to share in today's post. My heart is full to overflowing with emotion, and love, …

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An Idyllic English day eases into an epic beach barbecue

- two "panoramic" photos from first light on the dunes From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets,    the name of the Lord is to be praised. Psalm 113:3 - Andrew, Alicia, and Mr. T. Saturday on Camber Sands dawned clear, cold, and almost calm. The winds had died down and the beach beckoned. So …

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Spectacular U.K. Photos as Mr. T. Goes to the Beach

The wind blows to the south    and turns to the north;round and round it goes,    ever returning on its course.7 All streams flow into the sea,    yet the sea is never full.To the place the streams come from,    there they return again. Ecclesiastes 1:6-7 If you want to have some fun with our grandson Mr. T (that's "t" for tornado), …

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Our Airbnb, incinerating food, and social protocol

https://videopress.com/v/KZStihQq?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true - it's a little breezy at the beach! So far it looks as if our accommodations will work beautifully. Lots of space, a decent kitchen, livable (not staged for designer chic), an upstairs suite where Rebekah and I can hide, and a five-minute walk over the dunes to the beach. We will know for …

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Our Beautiful Grandchildren (and a prayer request)

- Naomi, Craig, and the children at Disney This morning's post is short because we are headed out on vacation. YAY!!!!!! Rebekah and I are flying to England, where we will be meeting up with Andrew, Alicia, and Mr. T. You can be sure to anticipate all kinds of stories and photographs as we explore …

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