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Mud Mask

I think it is not out of our God’s power and mercifulness that He, thankfully, allows us to be reborn again and again. In His eyes, I know, we were born once, and through His sacrifice, He forgives us once and for all. In our minds, however, His “once and for all” equals our “over… Continue reading Mud Mask

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Prepairing for Outreach

Our last few weeks have been a whirlwind of activity. It’s been hard to find time to sit down and write a proper update. Free time is rare, but the busy days are rewarding. During the past three weeks, we finished teachings on intercessory prayer, spiritual warfare and the Holy Spirit. We began studying relationships… Continue reading Prepairing for Outreach

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Fruits and Nuts

This is what a 65-cent coconut from Thailand looks like. 🙂 I know I wrote about being homesick, and I do miss home, but I certainly don't want to sound like an ungrateful bellyacher, either. Thailand is a beautiful country, and although I haven't seen anything but parts of Chiang Mai, I do have some… Continue reading Fruits and Nuts

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Sweet Lemony Chicken

Twice this week – once from a classmate and once in a book I’m reading – I was reminded about how beautiful God makes sunsets. Both times I thought, “Hmmm, I haven’t seen one of those, or any stars, in a while.” It’s hard for this country girl to live in the big, stinky city.… Continue reading Sweet Lemony Chicken

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23 hours, a hot washcloth and a spray nozzle

The balm of the night air smothered us like a thick gel. It was hot. It was steamy. It stunk to high heaven. I couldn’t pinpoint the smell, but I didn’t like it. My head was cloudy from little sleep. I couldn’t read one single sign. No one spoke English. That initial step onto the… Continue reading 23 hours, a hot washcloth and a spray nozzle

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Imagine

I just finished reading the book "Is That Really You, God?" by YWAM Founder Loren Cunningham. I loved the book from beginning to end. To say Cunningham had a vision is an understatement. He started as the poor son of a preacher man who traveled around Texas, Oklahoma and Missouri. Because of his beginnings, I… Continue reading Imagine

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Hello Church Families!

I am so happy to give you an update about our first week of Discipleship Training School at Create International. God is moving in a big way in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Short summaries of each week can be found on the Create International Web site at http://www.createthailand.com. I won't lie, the first week here was hard.… Continue reading Hello Church Families!