Posts filed under: Face to Face

Santa Claus & The Great Escape

Maybe you’ve never seen the old classic film, The Great Escape, about World War II American soldiers’ creative ways to escape a prisoner of war camp. I helped in such an escapade many years ago when we lived in Houston...
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Welcome home daddy!

Today I was at my buddy Keith Hubbard ‘s funeral. An easy going, affable friend to many international students, Keith served at my side on several GO West, GO East & Florida Christmas Conference trips. On one of those GW...
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What’s your Olympic goal?

What’s your Olympic goal? “My drive in life is from this horrible fear of being mediocre. And that’s always pushing me, pushing me. Because even though I’ve become Somebody. I still have to prove that Somebody. My struggle has never...
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Does God really inhabit our praise?

Does God really inhabit our praise? Ps 223  But thou art holy, O thou that “inhabitest” the praises of Israel. (KJV) A decade before we started Go West trips and using buses as a ministry tool, I recall seeking the...
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The 1 gift you can only give once that keeps giving

Take a look at this true story about a young married man, David Goodman, who gave the gift of martyrdom that allowed others to later experience the love, power & forgiveness of Jesus Christ. See how his gift also helped...
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Seeking God’s Face… in Stangers

Want to read a book that might tilt your thinking & theology on the tangle of immigration? Of course you don’t. That’s why we need books like “Not in God’s Name: Confronting Religious Violence” by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, referred by...
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Harvest Moon, Supermoon, Blood Moon or Just Another Astronomical Event this Sunday Sept 27?

Supermoon Total Lunar Eclipse:  Blood Moon, End Of Days, Or Just Another Astronomical Event? Sunday will present the rarest Supermoon – the first time in more than 30 years we will have a Supermoon and lunar eclipse at the same...
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What did Jesus promise to give his followers?

Written by Nanette Olsen for the iFace staff retreat in Chicago, May 26-28, 2015 Luke 24: 44 Then he said to them, “These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written...
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Harvard professor explains how religion is important in a democracy

Harvard professor explains how religion is important in a democracy. Clip is only 90 secords. http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=YjntXYDPw44&sns=em...
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How Big Is Your God?

One of my favorite verses in the Books of Acts shows how Peter & John respond to a crippled beggar’s plea for money. “Look at us… Silver & gold have I none but such as I have, I give to...
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