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Mirrors

For most of the western world we have a routine that we do on a daily basis and probably don’t even know we do it. We wake up and go to the bathroom because our bladder has been calling out from a long night’s rest. On our way in, we take a look in the…

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Why give up your life?

You jump on a plane that leads you to a plane that will get you to another plane. This plane jumping continues for about 30 hours, mainly in the air just to reach your final destination. When you get to the African mission field everything changes and your norms are no longer normal. Everything you…

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Talking your SELF up.

We live in a society of people who are extremely confident in themselves. We look to idolize talent and elevate humans as somebody to be like. And that causes people to want to strive to be in the spotlight and get that recognition. When I first moved to LA, I notice a commonality in the…

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For the love of Money

Growing up I was really into this group called Bone Thugs N Harmony.  They were the pioneers of tongue twisting rap, where they would flow out super quick rhymes and make it sound really easy and smooth.  It was actually pretty impressive!  One year they came out with a song called “For the Love of…

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Marriage and Ministry – Double or Cut in Half?

About a year ago I was talking with a friend who came from the states and had been a missionary for many years.  We got to talking about relationships and he gave me some really good advice that hit me.  He said “The person you choose to marry will either Double your life and ministry…

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A girl name ENTITLED!

I ran into a girl named Entitled yesterday.  She had a very interesting story.  From a young age she had been born into a family that gave her everything that she wanted.  “No” was not in her vocabulary because the parents felt that if they said “no”, it would take away her happiness.  As she…

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ONE YEAR OLDER

My birthday was yesterday and I realized that I am one year older.  Funny how that works!  Each year God takes you through a journey that will grow you, teach you and allow you to gain more wisdom.  The older you are, the more life experience you have, and that can either be good or…

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He was lonely!

His head was down texting away with not having a clue what was going on around him.  When he was done with that text he would immediately check his Facebook to see if anybody had sent him a message.  Nothing!  So he looked up for a little bit and then immediately started to look at…

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I will miss you!

He had lived a life of struggles and pain, some self afflicted and some were out of his control.  Two years ago I was looking for a place to live and God brought me to this house where I met this guy named David.  He was an older gentleman but super nice and I felt…

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Life as a Missionary

I really wish I could sit here and tell you that living a life as a missionary is pretty simple, but the reality of it is that not everybody can do this.  Not everybody is willing to give up their comforts of life and walk by faith into the unknown, having to fully trust God…

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