Category Archives: Missions

World Malaria Day 2012

For half the world, a simple mosquito bite can have deadly consequences: Every year, malaria kills approximately 655,000 people, mostly pregnant women and children under the age of five. We can stop this. Since 2000, malaria deaths have been reduced … Continue reading

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Fallen

I continue to be drawn to the blog site paradoxuganda written by Doctors Scott and Jennifer Myhre.  Here are two entries that compel me to see the news of an epidemic as more than cold abstract statistics.  When I read … Continue reading

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Ebola Outbreak in Uganda

Two days ago James said, “Mom, Ebola has broken out in western Uganda.”  I said a quick prayer for the country that I love and moved on without having that news grip my heart in the way that it should … Continue reading

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Kidnapped Priest Released in Turkey

I read this report from Mission Network News this morning and thought of the Apostle Paul’s feet that walked miles and miles through Turkey sharing the gospel. He penetrated the inner regions spreading the message of peace and reconciliation in the … Continue reading

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Would You Go Back?

Ever since our return from the mission field, friends have asked, "Will you ever go back?" That question stirs so many emotions. My mind races with remembrances and I think, "It was a call not a decision when we went … Continue reading

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Christians in Crisis

This coming Sunday November 11 is a day set aside for believers to enter into prayer on behalf of the persecuted church across the world.  Through my study of Acts I have lingered over the moments of persecution that Paul … Continue reading

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What’s better than life?

I began my morning reading the Mission Network News report.  As I scanned the stories, this one from Africa caught my eye.  The study of Acts has tenderized my heart once again to the truth that the spread of the … Continue reading

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