First Casual Friday of October

First Casual Friday of October

Greetings from the beautiful Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. We have been at the PTM conference all week (Pastoral Training in Member-care) and benefitting immensely, as usual. It’s hard to forget the need for good missionary care when you’re surrounded by 230...
Casual Dog Days of Summer Friday

Casual Dog Days of Summer Friday

Ah, the dog days of summer. Hard to believe the season is soon to be over. Soon we will be inundated with pumpkin spice everything. Kids are already back in school in these parts. Trees are already beginning to shift toward chartreuse, and the sun rises later each...
Casual Summer Friday

Casual Summer Friday

Did you happen to see the report on the actual number of lives lost in Puerto Rico during last year’s hurricane?  (In case you didn’t, it was more than 7 times higher than originally reported.) Shocking news, to be sure. Would you be shocked to learn that, every year,...
Casual Friday Resources

Casual Friday Resources

It’s been a rough week for me. Our most recent guests left us with the gift of amoebic dysentery. That has been draining in more ways than one. But I wouldn’t trade the week we spent together for anything. People like them must live with the threat of malaria,...
Casual Friday Resources

Casual Friday Resources

Ah, the Spring doldrums. Weather that can’t make up its mind. Daydreams blossoming like dandelions, waiting for slightly warmer temps to bear fruit. March Madness is behind us (unless you apply that term to Mother Nature; then all bets are off.) One thing is for sure:...

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