When God’s Timing Seems Wrong

Sometimes the timing is all wrong.  Being pregnant before marriage is all wrong.  Serving God faithfully until old age and suffering the rejection of others because of childlessness is all …

The Nesting Phenomenon

THE NESTING PHENOMENON There is rubble everywhere – chunks of concrete left over from construction and piles of natural debris.  This is all in the midst of trash.  India doesn’t …

Hero Wives

            I think I might have mentioned somewhere that I am glad Nancy is here?  Have you got that idea from me over the years?  I certainly hope so!  But …

Imperfect Christians

Sometimes we in the USA tend to idolize Christians in countries who face persecution.  We can be inclined to make ‘saints’ of them and put them on a higher spiritual …

When No One Understands

Being a Christian anywhere is hard.  India is no exception.  In fact, it can be harder than most places because of the lack of religious tolerance and the increasing persecution …

A Special Blessing

I was truly happy, blessed and feeling the maximum amount of JOY possible!  We were at the conference. I sat in the back. Usually there is a small amount of …

God’s Memory, Not Ours

Sometimes it’s easy to forget God’s promises.  When we face opposition and disruptions in India or our carefully made plans fall apart at the last minute, we can wonder where …

Nancy’s Amusing Musings

Today we were greeted at the conference by the pastor’s 15 year old son who has Downs Syndrome.  He ecstatically greeted us and hurriedly motioned us toward his house.  He …