Travel, learning, humility, isolation, and “The Asocial Network”

- so many flags, so many nations, so many people we can learn from There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God …

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Sharing the Good News Story – and how atheists are often fundamentalists too

But in all these things we win a sweeping victory through the one who loved us. I’m convinced that nothing can separate us from God’s love in Christ Jesus our Lord: not death or life, not angels or rulers, not present things or future things, not powers or height or depth, or any other thing that is …

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“10-Year Challenge” – Derek and Rebekah: “a thousand years are as a single day…”

- NC writer Derek Maul I have been working on an article that is, I believe, important. It is also difficult, addressing some of the challenges we all face when it comes to appropriate communication. But I can't quite find the right tone, so I'm shelving the post until I am more comfortable with how …

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JOY!!! Photo Friday goes to Disney

People were bringing babies to Jesus so that he would bless them. When the disciples saw this, they scolded them. Then Jesus called them to him and said, “Allow the children to come to me. Don’t forbid them, because God’s kingdom belongs to people like these children. I assure you that whoever doesn’t welcome God’s kingdom like a …

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The Year 2021 in s̶e̶v̶e̶n̶t̶y̶-̶f̶i̶v̶e̶ (a little over 100) photographs

Here is my challenge. I need to communicate the essence of one whole year while still limiting myself to just a handful of photographs for each month. This is going to be tough, because some months involved a whole lot! August, for example, featured not only Rebekah's retirement, but a trip to the Mountains, and …

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This weekend’s six best photographs

- Beach baby in Bahrain Happy are those    who do not follow the advice of the wicked,or take the path that sinners tread,    or sit in the seat of scoffers;but their delight is in the law of the Lord,    and on his law they meditate day and night.They are like trees    planted by streams of water,which yield their fruit in …

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21 hours of peace (beach photos to soothe the soul)

- North Myrtle Beach Then God said, “Let there be a space between the waters, to separate the waters of the heavens from the waters of the earth.” And that is what happened. God made this space to separate the waters of the earth from the waters of the heavens. God called the space “sky.”And evening passed …

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Catching up: images from Miami and my latest project

If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. - Romans 12:18Children’s children are a crown to the aged,    and parents are the pride of their children. - Proverbs 17:6 - Zoo Miami This morning I need to pause and share a couple of images from Rebekah's Miami adventure. Grandchildren …

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A few bonus images from our trip to the mountains

In the Lord I take refuge.    How then can you say to me:    “Flee like a bird to your mountain..."Psalm 11:1 In these days he went out to the mountain to pray, and all night he continued in prayer to God. - Luke 6:12 - On the trail Typically if you see photographs on this page then odds are I …

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Our grandkids playing with Flipper (this is the coolest)

- David and Beks with a friend "I tell you the truth," Jesus said, "anyone who doesn’t receive the Kingdom of God like a child will never enter it.” Then he took the children in his arms and placed his hands on their heads and blessed them. Mark 10:15-16 - Beks A few days ago …

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