A Cheerful Giver

Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.2 Corinthians 9:7 When I had the chance to go on a two week missions trip to India and Nepal two years ago my heart was filled with such a mixture…

Bitten In A Third-World Country

Originally posted on Lessons by Heart:
Blood ran down my leg as I struggled to get the dog to let go. He was medium-sized , scrawny, and mangy…and wouldn’t leave me alone. It was my first trip to a foreign country on a mission trip. In this country, dogs are everywhere and more like rats…

Foolishness of Preaching

…God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save┬áthose who believe.1 Corinthians 1:21 God has chosen such a strange way to operate to bring us faith. And stranger still God has chosen such weak people to give his message to this world. One of Jesus’ disciples was struck with the oddness of…