Journey Update: April 2019

Butch Suddath and I finally made our way to Haiti.  We were hindered in February by the protests that had blocked roads and made our travel within Haiti almost impossible.  God blessed us with clear roads and a calmer situation.  We pray for peace and political stability for the country of Haiti.  We had no problems during our stay but it is something that stays in the back of your mind.  The embers of unrest can quickly flame up.  We appreciate the prayers that were prayed for us.

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Journey Update — June 2018

On a recent Sunday, I preached using as one of my texts, Psalm 119:32 (NKJV), “I will run the course of Your commandments, For You shall enlarge my heart.”  God works to enlarge our hearts so we can embrace the Kingdom of God and our place in it.  The Lord has touched my heart once again to stretch my faith so that we can stretch our reach in the name of the Lord.  I don’t know yet what more He has in store for us but I feel the rumblings of the Holy Spirit within me.  The Lord will enlarge our hearts to encompass His leading into the furtherance of His Kingdom into this world.  Stay tuned…

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They Are Still Smiling

When I visited a slum area in India, I witnessed children living in squalor and it dawned on me, they were still smiling.  I then thought about the thousands of children I have seen in Haiti and other places—in spite of their abject poverty, they continued to smile.  Their smile has kept me smiling.  There is something captivating about a sweet, innocent, smiling face.  I love to see children smile (grownups too).

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