On Top of the World

How are you at high elevations? Other than some initial shortness of breath and a headache or two, I manage to transition well from the lower elevation of eastern North Carolina to Colorado’s 12,162-foot Mount Crested Butte. In 2011, my family and I hiked just short of the top.
But Colorado’s Rocky Mountains are no match [...]

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A Change of Destiny

Have you seen the 1985 science-fiction adventure film starring Michael J. Fox, “Back to the Future”? Fox plays the ‘80s teenager Marty McFly who through the intellectual genius of his friend Dr Emmett “Doc” Brown travels back in time in a plutonium-powered 1981 DeLorean car to 1955 to meet his future parents. With comedic twists [...]

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Thirsty Souls

Have you experienced a thirst that you were desperate to quench? That situation intensified for me recently when I took a medication for which a side effect was dryness. In jest, I stated the proverbial, “Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink,” because it wasn’t available when I needed it. I didn’t want [...]

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Where the Church Is Growing

Where would you find emperors, dragons, silk, tea, spices and rice along with a terra-cotta army and the Great Wall? It’s the People’s Republic of China, of course, and according to the Lonely Planet travel guide, there are 4,218 things to see and do there.
Just looking at a map, one is immediately struck by the [...]

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Happy to Hear About Jesus

When I read the monthly report submitted by TWR-Cambodia Children’s Ministry Coordinator Charia You about the Happy Children’s Garden program, my heart praised the Lord because of the fruitfulness of this outreach to children. For many of the young Cambodian listeners, hearing about Jesus for the first time through the Happy Children’s Garden radio program [...]

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