Category Archives: Family News

The Church in Britain – Three Days, Three Perspectives

I’m in Britain with my family for a few weeks. As a Brit and an ex-pat, living overseas for more than twenty years it has been a privilege to drop in on the church scene in the United Kingdom now … Continue reading

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Affordable Healthcare Part 2

Last October I shared my Health Insurance story with some comments on the Affordable HealthCare Act of 2010. I’m continuing the story here. I am self-employed & for the last ten years I have purchased my own medical insurance through … Continue reading

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Life On The Farm – A Resurrection Lesson

Today my sons showed me their farms. Andrew, aged 12, took me around his grand-father’s farm where he has spent his spring break working. He took me to see the places where he had been filling empty post-holes, and other … Continue reading

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Affordable Healthcare?

The Affordable Health Care Act has been widely promoted by the Obama Administration as a means of addressing the Health Care crisis in the USA. It was passed in 2010 amid great protest across the nation. It was only passed … Continue reading

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Blessed to be a Blessing

Andrew Jared has grown up with parents who support a school in Niger, West Africa. We have a picture of him sitting by a golf hole flag aged eleven months during a fundraiser event for Niger. He will be eleven … Continue reading

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A Josiah Spirit and a Caleb Spirit

Since the late 1990s I have regularly spoken to a men’s meeting of about fifty guys at a local Methodist Church. I usually talk about Christian ministry in the West African nations of Niger and Burkina Faso. The men’s group … Continue reading

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I Must be the Marabout

During the last couple of weeks of our European trip, my sons (aged 8 and 10) became very adept at finding loose change. Scanning the ground in parking lots, searching under supermarket checkouts and checking out slot machines for unclaimed change proved to … Continue reading

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