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A Driving Rain that Leaves no Crops

When a country is rebellious, it has many rulers, but a ruler with discernment and knowledge maintains order. A ruler who oppresses the poor is like a driving rain that leaves no crops. – Proverbs 28:2-3. I took a day … Continue reading

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A Snow-Cooled Drink

Like a snow-cooled drink at harvest time is a trustworthy messenger to the one who sends him; he refreshes the spirit of his master.   Like clouds and wind without rain is one who boasts of gifts never given. – Proverbs … Continue reading

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Live Together in Unity

How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! It is like precious oil poured on the head, running down on the beard, running down on Aaron’s beard, down on the collar of his robe. It … Continue reading

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Rabbit Trail #11 – God is Bigger on the Inside

I was blessed to gather with fellow followers of the way of Jesus yesterday morning at a church on the campus of the University of Ghana called Legon Interdenominational Church (LIC). The experience was so moving on so many levels … Continue reading

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Eddying Out – Transatlantic Translocation

I am headed to Ghana west Africa today to serve as the director of a study abroad program for the university where I teach, Grand Valley State University.  I will be learning alongside 15 eager young students as we explore … Continue reading

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Eddying Out – Purchased People

It is crunch time for professors and students alike at my university.  I had to choose this evening whether I would devote time to my continued walk with water and the bible or attend a panel discussion on human trafficking.  I … Continue reading

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