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A Tale of Two Baptisms

A Tale of Two Baptisms         Before I wander too far in my ramblings, celebrate with me both the Baptisms of my son Samuel Hauser and my (formerly) Muslim friend Dawda.   WhoooooHooooo!!!   As Ramadan drew … Continue reading

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That time I yelled at God, “Throw me a bone!” And he said, “Eat me.”

I wrote the following to be part of a devotional booklet for Lent for one of our home churches. It never got very finished, but it reflects some important truth I learned during what was a very difficult time for … Continue reading

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Distractions

One of the things i love about doing Chronological Bible Storying in Africa, is that one often engages a group of people right where life happens. Chickens and sheep are underfoot. Crazy people sit down and join in the conversation. … Continue reading

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Cornbread and Ashes, Stars and a little Sweat Tea

As Ash Wednesday drew near, I got word that a dear friend was laid up sick in the hospital.  It got me to thinking of the times we chatted in his truck after church, listening to a little bluegrass and … Continue reading

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Jula Journal 6.2 The Rhythms of Creation and Free Falling

This is my reflection on storying back on January 10-11.           I heart me some creation narrative.  It might be because it is the story I know best at this point in Jula.  It might be because … Continue reading

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A Very Long Day in the Life of this Mish (Jan 3-4)

May God’s light Illumine us all in this New Year, Many apologies for the long period without updates.  This is partly due to our being very busy, partly due to a terrible internet connection where we now live that can’t … Continue reading

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Get the WORD Out

In 2011, we celebrate 400 years of the Bible translated in English with the publication of the King James Version.  We need to get on our knees and thank God that we have the Bible in our heart language, and … Continue reading

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