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First Gringo Easter In Eight Years

Part of going on the mission field has to do with sacrificing your personal and professional life to fulltime ministry. While you are serving in another culture you miss births, deaths, graduations, holidays and other big events that we use to define our lives. This past Sunday marked the first time since 2007 that our […]

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Holy Week In Honduras

In Christendom Holy Week is the last week before Easter. It includes Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday and Good Friday. Upon the conclusion of Holy Week is Easter Sunday. It commemorates the last week of the earthly life of Jesus Christ and, needless to say, is a very significant and special time for Christians. In Honduras […]

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The Physical Pain Of The Cross

Two thousand years ago Jesus was crucified for our sins. It is easy to say those words, but what does it mean. The English language derives the word “excruciating” from crucifixion, acknowledging it as a form of slow, painful suffering. This punishment was reserved for slaves, foreigners, revolutionaries, and the lowest of criminals. Crucifixion was […]

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Is It Really That Simple?

The Bible promises us that Christians will be hated and persecuted throughout the world only because they are Christians.  It even promises that Christians will betray each other.  False leaders (in politics, entertainment and sports) will come and attempt to pry our focus away from Christ.  Our job in the midst of these distractions, worldly […]

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Raised From The Dead…So What?

The Bible teaches that on the third day Christ rose from the grave and showed Himself alive to His disciples. Why is this resurrection so special? Weren’t lots of people raised from the dead in the Bible? (1 Kings 17:22, 2 Kings 4:34-35, 2 Kings 13:20-21, Matthew 9:18-26, Luke 7:11-15, John 11: 39-44, Acts 9:40-41, Acts 20:9-20). Sure, being […]

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Bunnies and Eggs and Jesus, Oh My

Does Easter represent eggs, and bunnies or the literal, bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ? Is Easter rooted in heathenism with pagan origins and customs or is it a symbol of the Christian faith. The answer to all these questions…YES.   Originally a Saxon word (Eostre), denoting a goddess of the Saxons, in honor of whom sacrifices were […]

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