All posts by: Bob Culver

Putting a Face to Ebola Medical Missionaries Named Time’s Person of the Year

Recognize anyone? Madupe is the one behind the mask in our Photoshop version. She, like other tireless servants of the Lord, battle the worst Satan throws at us. Here’s the rest of the story from CT: Ebola Medical Missionaries Named...
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What does Christmas mean to you?

What does Christmas mean to you? For many, it’s only about buying, giving, receiving and… returning gifts. For any who’ve stood inside John Hopkin’s Billings Administrative Building, they’ve never forget the sculpture at the entrance, a replica of a magnificent...
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Chinese Christmas Art

For students of Chinese, here’s something to read during Advent 降临节: text from the four Gospels mashed together into a single Christmas narrative, then divided into four readings. Download: 圣诞节2.pdf Elizabeth’s child is born, and the name him John. Zechariah,...
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What happens when you come into contact with someone with a communicable disease?

When we first arrived in Atlanta, before the days of bus trips and even before we remodeled our house in 1983 to accommodate larger groups, we hosted an African emphasis meeting at our house one Sunday afternoon. Oddly (or just...
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WWJD with this current frenzy NOT to feed the homeless?

Feeding homeless: charity or a crime? Fort Lauderdale bans public feeding of homeless people. BY KELLI KENNEDY ASSOCIATED PRESS Arnold Abbott, 90, prepares food Wednesday at a church in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Abbott was arrested with two priests for feeding...
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Is your spirit flatter than a blown tire?

Every bus trip has its own story–a redemptive analogy– otherwise we might get bored and never see God at work. On our 2nd 10 day GO WEST in late July, 2014, we had a flat tire but this one was...
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Intl Student Voices from Afghanistan, India, Germany, Trinidad and Tobago

International students give advice to those planning to study in the West “Moving to a new country means adjusting to a new culture, which can be difficult—and most students who have traveled thousands of miles for an American education would...
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How much $ is enough?

“Having more money doesn’t make you happier. I have 50 million dollars but I’m just as happy as when I had 48 million.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger…   “I’ve been poor and I’ve been rich. I’d rather be rich.” ~rich man’s...
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King & pawn

~ Old Italian proverb… After the game, the King and the pawn go into the same box. ~ Psalms 90:12 So teach us to number our days, that we may present to You a heart of wisdom.  ...
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Left Behind

If you read any of the 1990 pseudo Christian, sci-fi thrillers in the Left Behind series, you might not discover anything spiritual or Christian in the latest movie of the same name. Here’s why watching the movie might be a...
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