Tag Archives: Samaritan’s Purse

No spare tire

It’s funny how things get named.  Think of the term “spare tire”?  We would never name it that today.  We would probably call it an “extra tire” or “emergency tire”.  I have a mini van and the spare tire is … Continue reading

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I can’t wait to see what God does now

“When we were utterly helpless, Christ came at just the right time…” Continue reading

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The unpredictability of God

This past Tuesday I was cleaning the deck with a pressure washer. I got a text that Samaritan’s Purse had opened a disaster response location in Marshall County WV.  Diane came out to ask me if I got the text.  … Continue reading

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God knows

In 2012, Diane and I were at a New Year’s Eve party at the home of Dave & Shelly Barr.  We met a pastor friend of theirs named Brian Harkness. Brian is the one who told me about Samaritan’s Purse … Continue reading

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On not being ashamed of our scars or our current battles

I have a couple of Samaritan’s Purse t-shirts that some people would consider unsuitable to wear in public.  One has paint splatters on the front (or it might more likely be drywall mud).  The other one has black residue from … Continue reading

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The joy of salvation

I had an epiphany this morning.  I love the word epiphany and I do not get to use it often enough.  I explain the meaning of the word as having a “light bulb moment” when you suddenly understand or gain … Continue reading

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God is aware of you

When I go places on mission I frequently tell people to whom we are ministering some version of this:  God has not forgotten you.  When delivering rice and beans in Haiti, I tell people that God loves them, has not … Continue reading

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