Saying Goodbye

Acts 18:18-22 (HCSB) 18 So Paul, having stayed on for many days, said good-bye to the brothers and sailed away to Syria. Priscilla and Aquila were with him. He shaved his head at Cenchreae, because he had taken a vow.19 When they reached Ephesus he left them there, but he himself entered the synagogue and […]

God Cares – Final Installment

From Christine: Jim and I are back on American soil but our hearts are very much still in Uganda…as are our children. If we had to do it over again in a perfect scenario, we would not have come home early.  It was a challenge for us to tear ourselves away from relationships just beginning […]

Uganda – God Cares!

(From Christine Mann) We had a wonderFULL day of ministry and work.  We started work on building the 2 room primary school classroom at God Cares School and Orphanage.  There are over 900 hundred children at the school and a Pastor with a heart that cannot turn anyone away.  So, more space is needed for […]

We Made It!

Man, what a long couple days of travel.  We left Dallas/Fort Worth on Sunday and flew 14 hours…spent the night in Dubai.  When you get a chance, watch a discovery channel show about that city…wow!  We had a great evening trying to stay awake until nighttime. Got up this morning and walked by myself praying […]

Kicking the Dog

Acts 18:12-17 (NLT) 12 But when Gallio became governor of Achaia, some Jews rose up together against Paul and brought him before the governor for judgment.13 They accused Paul of “persuading people to worship God in ways that are contrary to our law.”14 But just as Paul started to make his defense, Gallio turned to […]

North…to Uganda

I shared from the pulpit recently that my family is headed to Uganda on a mission trip in June.  I’ve told bits of the story, and many of you have asked for details – and how to help support us financially and prayerfully…  Here’s the story:  When our daughter, Reagan, was a baby, before New […]

Footnotes in History

Acts 18:1-4 (HCSB) 1 After this, he left from Athens and went to Corinth,2 where he found a Jewish man named Aquila, a native of Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla because Claudius had ordered all the Jews to leave Rome. Paul came to them,3 and being of the same […]