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I’ve made some changes!

As I’m still learning how to manage the website, (and because I don’t get so much time to work on the computer these days!) it’s taken me a while to make some changes; but hopefully now the website… Read More

Exciting new resource!

Through the years I’ve developed many different games, races and fun activities to help children learn the Bible – and they’ve been tried and tested in many different situations  around the world. Some time ago I was asked… Read More

A different perspective on trials and tribulation

Recently we received news from one of our African ministry partners telling us that once again (for at least the 3rd time!) thieves had broken into their church and stolen all the seats, tables and drums – and… Read More

What is your “thorn”?

“It’s a constant battle between frustration in the present, fears for the future, and one’s belief that God is in control. It’s not a battle that is won once. It’s a daily struggle.” A dear friend recently wrote… Read More

Calling out sexual immorality

It has been several months since I wrote on Shirley’s blog, but that is not to say that I haven’t been writing elsewhere! I believe it is time to share a clear and candid viewpoint (that is biblically… Read More

Stories and memories that encourage and inspire

Having just passed another “special” birthday (I won’t say which one!) I’ve been reflecting over the past years and the many memories and experiences that have brought me to where I am today. It’s amazing how the passage… Read More

Why we are “sheep” and not “cows”!

Yesterday as I was driving to work, I saw a farmer putting feed in the troughs for his cows. It was a large field and I saw the 50 or so cows all making their way toward the… Read More

A “Must See” new documentary on helping developing countries

A couple of weeks ago I came across a documentary movie on Amazon Prime TV that really impacted me. The title is Poverty, Inc. – the movie lasts about 90 minutes and was released earlier this year (2016)…. Read More

Helping our children love and serve God

My daughter. Anna, has a blog to encourage and help other moms like herself who are raising twins. She and her husband, Joe, had waited to start their family, and early in March 2015 they found themselves thrust… Read More

Some thoughts on updating the website

Time moves on, and with it comes the need for change! Nowadays that change often involves newer technologies, whether or not we like it! This past month I have been doing a complete overhaul of our website, after… Read More