Posts filed under: Face to Face

unpacking meaning of “life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness.”

At a 4th of July picnic you can enter a watermelon spitting contest to see whose seeds go the farthest! You might also discover the spiritual significance behind several famous Revolutionary quotes from 1776. At our recent annual Atlanta 4th...
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Help needed in Atlanta

Close friends of “Uncle” Bob and “Aunt” Lynn Culver are looking for an international student, scholar, immigrant, etc., who would like to visit an older couple in their home any afternoon, evening or weekends. You can join them for a...
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Facing Darkness

Remember the horrible ebola outbreak in 2014? One of the first CDC doctors called into the fight was my sister in Christ, Modupe, from Nigeria. She’s not what this blog is about, but because of her dedication to serve when...
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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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