Joyful Hospitality

This old, stained, scarred table of ours has heard the secrets and troubles of many hearts, catching tears on its surface as we shared struggles and sought the LORD for help. As I wash the surface, I wonder how many plates of food have been served here.… Read More Joyful Hospitality

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Recitations as in Days of Old

Children are excellent memorizers. They also love poems and fun quotes. We began to have little one on one sessions with each child during free time, and I was amazed at the ease in which poems were memorized and recited perfectly within days of teaching/practicing.… Read More Recitations as in Days of Old

A Heart of Compassion: Giving Up Spring Break for the Gospel

Re posted  from “Around Campus” in the Harding University Bulletin – Truett is a friend of our son, and a fine young man.  The following is an article about his generous way of giving back to God.   Source:  Hannah Beall Owens Truett Kenner had never been to South America before this week. He has been co-leading… Read More A Heart of Compassion: Giving Up Spring Break for the Gospel

True, Wholesome, Kind, Necessary, & Honorable Words

Then we heard it… that shrill, loud sound of an angry woman, feet pounding toward us as she shouted horrible words at the child. I literally wanted to put my hands over Blaine’s ears. He was standing there with his mouth wide open, eyes staring at the woman as she quickly and angrily grasped the child’s arm and pulled him roughly toward the front of the store. Blaine’s unbelieving eyes followed them all the way down the grocery aisle, and then he turned toward me with the most bewildered look on his little face.
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