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An Early Christmas Gift!

Sometimes, Christmas gifts arrive when you least expect them, and you can find joy in the presence of God revealed through the ministries of the Church in this world! Most of you know that I have been working in Thailand … Continue reading

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A Month of Goodbyes

The good news is that the rains finally came to Thailand and, fortunately, some of the rice crop was saved.  Unfortunately, many of the same places that were struck by the drought earlier this year have been experiencing once-in-a-lifetime floods … Continue reading

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Next Generation: Church Outreach and Evangelism in Asia

In 2014, when I was serving the Church of Christ in Thailand (CCT) as Assistant to the General Secretary for Ecumenical Relations, I met Rev. Dr. Choen Min Heui, who was Director of Ecumenical Relations for the Presbyterian Church of … Continue reading

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Posthumous Honors

There is a story to tell that I have not blogged about yet, though it happened last year.  It is the sequel to the blog I wrote in June of 2018 called “Companion on the Journey.” In the spring of … Continue reading

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A Legacy of Special Relationships

One of the least anticipated legacies that volunteer programs produce is the legacy of relationships that extend beyond the program itself.  Having served as Coordinator of Christian Volunteers in Thailand for eight years now, I have been able to catch … Continue reading

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Help With Telling Our Stories

When they say that time passes swiftly, they don’t mention that sometimes it escapes you completely and you are left wondering where it went. This is a story that should have been posted in February or March, but time got … Continue reading

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A Wealth of Opportunity for Service

It has been four years since the last time I visited India and the state of Nagaland. I have longed to go, for so many of the CVT Mission Workers who work with me, or have worked with me, come … Continue reading

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It Left Me Wanting More…

How do you begin to describe a place that leaves you filled with wonder and wanting more? On my first work day in Australia, I drove south from Sydney to Wollongong early on Monday morning to meet with educational leaders … Continue reading

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Opportunity Awaits!

After many years of wondering about this large continent that lies so far to the south, I finally had the opportunity to travel to Australia. It was a business trip on behalf of the Church of Christ in Thailand (CCT).  … Continue reading

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A Companion on the Journey

When I arrived in Thailand back in 2011, my mother and I lived in Chiang Mai, a beautiful city in the north. Since I was working many hours and traveling often, I searched for a small dog to be a … Continue reading

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