Here goes 2019…

Here goes 2019…

I’m not quite sure how to begin today’s post. The tree is still up, but the sense that the holidays are coming to a close is becoming more and more real:

– The kids & I head back to school Monday.
– Mom heads back to Canada Thursday, and
– We’re completely drained from the last week or so.

When I left you last week, we were heading to Belgium…

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Merry Christmas 2018!

Merry Christmas 2018!

This is the last time that we’ll spend a few moments together before you sit down with your family in church, around the Christmas Tree surrounded by presents or around the table in front of a turkey.

Thanks for visiting!

As I left you last weekend, we were getting ready to put up our tree and thanks to a very early start… it was up and mostly decorated by noon. That’s a cool story…

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France needs Jesus

France needs Jesus

I know what you’re thinking: “Every country needs Jesus, not just France.”… and you’re absolutely right!

I follow news from the USA as well as from Canada, so I have a certain awareness of what’s happening there. But I’m not in touch with goings-on in North America to the same extent or in the same way as I am with goings-on here in France.

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Interconnected

Interconnected

The picture you see here is what is hidden under, and what holds up, the pointed, slate roof of one of the towers at Brézé Castle. What looks like a simple conical profile, from the outside, is no fewer than 56 wooden beams that come out from a central wooden key and which form the structure… the skeleton on which the slate roof rests. The slate stone ‘shingles’ can only serve their purpose effectively if the frame beneath them is solid.

So it is with missions and missionaries.

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