Category Archives: Missions

Giving Jars

I just read about this great illustration Corrie ten Boom used to teach “how God would repay the generous.” She stood in front of the class of young missionaries-in-training and placed two bottles before them, each filled with sand. One had … Continue reading

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Brian – Another Starbucks Story

He’d been sitting in the Starbucks for ages. A man with grey hair and a gentle, intelligent face. He had dirty, ratty clothes, but despite that, he seemed very clean and well-groomed. At least, he was very well-groomed for a … Continue reading

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Julia and the Orphans

In Tijuana, MX, after we were done building Sandy’s House, we went to help out at an orphanage-to-be. Let me explain the story, as best I understand it. Meet Julia. She’s 24, athletic, and blonde. She’s beautiful, but doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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Sandy’s House

She was just radiant on the day that I met her. Of course, you might expect that, seeing as we had just shown up, a group of about 25 of us from America, to help build her a house. But … Continue reading

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Jay…Another Starbucks Story

  I can’t tell you exactly why I pulled out my Bible. Was I planning to read it a bit? Did I simply empty my bag on the table to get organized? Did I pull it out because I needed … Continue reading

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Woodlawn

I’m playing a bit of catch-up, here, but…finally posting some reviews from last fall – just in time for Redbox release!    I love true stories, and I’m crazy about true sports stories. Fall 2015 there were three good true stories … Continue reading

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Missionary Biographies, Anyone?

I really cannot encourage you enough to take some time to read some books that will encourage your faith. And I’m not just talking about the self-help type books, the instructional ones, although those can be wonderful. But when was … Continue reading

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Heroes and Horses

I mentioned here about this amazing organization, Heroes and Horses.  I didn’t want you to miss this video about their organization and what they do.  It’s a beautiful video and all my horsey friends will enjoy watching just for the … Continue reading

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Peak Experiences

I read this quote the other day in Herschel Walker’s book, Breaking Free. …What I saw when I was out on the field as a professional facing guys who were, like me, at the pinnacle of their profession. I don’t … Continue reading

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