That Time Bjorn Let Me Cut His Hair

“Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.” 1 Peter 3:3-4 You know the coronavirus situation…

Service with a ?

“Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Corinthians 9:7 Recently, because it’s been so hot, Journie and I made fans to hand out to people as part of our Mini Ministry. It went fairly well. Most…

Life in the Time of Coronavirus

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 We’re still here in the Philippines. We were supposed to leave Feb. 3. But I’m not complaining; back in November, our original plan was…

Advice From My Father

“A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a mocker does not respond to rebukes.” Proverbs 13:1 Of course, no calamitous event is ever complete without the sometimes questionable, but always memorable advice from my dad. He’s one of the wisest men I know. I highly recommend seeking him out if you’re ever in a…

Mini Ministries, Part II

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9 Bjorn had given me a dozen candy roses for Valentine’s Day but as I could not possibly eat them all, and I definitely did not want Journie eating them…