Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Man’s a Man

Watching the Middle Eastern World order dissolve into chaos and revolution I find myself wondering where this is all leading. Since 1989 and the fall of the Berlin wall I have seen all too many dictatorships fall at the hands … Continue reading

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Ordinary Saviour

Gracious God, you sent your son not as a king or ruler or famous person. He was not wealthy or popular or influential. He was not an opinion leader or a captain of industry nor a musician or actor. He … Continue reading

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Freedom Prayer

Freedom, such a precious gift, such a privilege, and yet invisible to all but those who do not have it. Father, for the events that have transpired this week in Egypt, we thank you and praise you, for we know … Continue reading

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Save us From Violence

A young man of 19 was murdered in an attempted robbery this week in nearby Blantyre. I wrote this prayer in response. O LORD, how we deplore violence. With one voice our community laments the tragic loss of a young … Continue reading

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A Message for the Living

Today finds me at the funeral parlor once again to offer parting words on behalf of one of God’s children. Thought you might be interested in this excerpt based on the 23rd Psalm. It’s a strange thing for most of … Continue reading

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Carbon Paper

“Do you know what carbon paper is?” “No.” How could she? She’s only nine. I was reading Jessie a children’s story reprinted from 1957 about a young boy named Henry Huggins who wanted to send a note to all the … Continue reading

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