Category Archives: Family News

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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The Importance of Team Work

Can you believe it! A Brit has won the Tour de France. For the first time in ninety-nine runnings of the greatest cycle race in the world, a British guy has won. This may be the greatest British victory in … Continue reading

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France 2012

I’ve been coming to the little town of Bourg-St-Andeol on the banks of the Rhone river for more than twenty years. We’re here as a family this year spending the month of July with family friends. Their kids and our … Continue reading

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The Olympic Flame

We’re in the English Lake District, and we happen to be here at the time the Olympic Torch comes through on its long journey around the United Kingdom en route to the stadium in London for the Olympic opening ceremony … Continue reading

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Searching for the English

During our first weekend in the UK we went to church in a small provincial town west of London. The preacher was from Australia, having arrived in the UK via travels in several parts of the world. The lady operating … Continue reading

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SMUGGLING PEANUTS

Today we leave on our big adventure. The whole family gets to go to Europe for three months. England, Wales, Scotland, France and maybe Spain as well. We’ll cover several thousand miles in trains and automobiles, stay with friends in … Continue reading

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