Personal Thoughts John 3:5,7

Personal thoughts on John 3:3 and 5. Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God….. Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into…

God told me, “Look at Jonah!”

Have you ever been given a gift that you immediately associated as a great blessing of God?  This is how we view our car.  A mission organization from Britain donated this car to us about 6 months ago. About 2 months [passed and we started having engine problems.  It did not seem like much at…

Children, The Blessing of God! Really?

AoweeAoweeAoweeAowee! We heard her cry! What’s wrong Veronica? Josiah hit me! Why? I don’t know! (with fake tears)…… Josiah! Why did you hit her? Because she bit me! (with a winey voice), brandishing a large impression of teeth in his arm. God tells us in Psalms 127  “Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD:…

Lars, The Man From The Policia Federal

Four days after returning to Manaus, while visiting the Policia Federal building to turn in our documentation for Permanent Residency, I met Lars and his family, who were from Denmark. He was in Manaus for business.  He asked me what we were doing in Manaus.  I told him, “We are missionaries.” Lars,“What does a missionary…

Where is my faith? August 1, 2012

Have you ever felt like everyone has faith in God except you?  You know when this happens. You are in the middle of a great trial, lost job, a crumbling marriage, rebellious child, betrayal in the church…..the list can go on and on.  Sometimes the trial is really something very little.  Maybe you trust him…

Where is He when you call? July 21, 2012

Have you ever wondered where God is when you cry out for help?  You are in the mists of trouble, a friend you trust tells you to pray because “God hears and answers prayers.”  You do, and ……where is He?  You cannot see Him, you do not hear Him, you do not perceive He is…