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Faith Ascents

Ascended fathers walking in ascendant faith conform this world to be a City of God. Each accepts seeing possibilities rather than resign himself to enduring impossible situations.

Ascended Faith

Recently a young couple married. In greeting Verlin on announcing the planned wedding day months ago, the engaged stated, ‘I still remember the banana!’ It took Verlin a moment, but then he remembered. Inciting a . . .

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Moving Moments

Missionary life and ministry gets frequently filled with moving moments—both physical and emotional. We both got moved this week. Two weeks of follow-up meetings plan foci for the following year after the university’s (UFHB) multiple CHE training sessions end. A UFHB CHE team meeting stands out as one of several recent emotionally moving moments. Through prayerful reflection . . .

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Dynamic Difference

This week on African soil, we united with Ivorian co-laborers who share the dynamic and heroic desire to see God’s Kingdom revealed in Cote d’Ivoire. Growing numbers now choose to use Community Health Evangelism, Education, or Engagement strategies. (Each abbreviates as CHE.) Eight trainers from the Ivorian CHE network joined university personnel to train forty-five participants in two Training of Trainers 1 (TOT1) and eighteen in a Training of Trainers 2 class. Experienced co-workers noticed a sense of urgency and . . .

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Gems of Grace Expositions

One side benefit to spending time in Abidjan preparing for the University Community Health Engagement (CHE) expositions is the opportunity to interact with CHE partners developed at the University. . . . We are always intrigued to see what experiments Professor Luc undertakes for the benefit of his countrymen. One of his passions revealed and developed during our relationship is extracting healing compounds from plants to predictably treat a plethora of specific health issues. This believing brother regularly taps into the wisdom revealed in Christ for medical solutions. If time prioritization allowed, he and Verlin would talk for days about remedies to provide for healthier living. This time, their exchanges centered on the . . .

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Unshakeable!

We belong to an unshakeable kingdom in Christ! The apostle Peter warned believers in his day not to be surprised at the “fiery trials” that tested them, as if something strange were happening (1 Peter 4:12). Such is the reality for followers of Jesus. In our ministry, we have always noted a surge of various problems before significant ministry growth. Since returning to the field, a few challenges have complicated progress or required time to help friends and ministry partners. Thankfully, the majority of situations we face have solutions.

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Never Change

“Never change.” On the surface, that thought may seem appealing: “You have an endearing personality that I find attractive, and I want it to endure.” What brought the subject of change to mind this week? We celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary on Monday! Besides our marriage, the importance of change struck us on other fronts this week, too.

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