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On helping the poor

Last Fri­day, our team of vil­lagers (Noah, Haviy­lah, Joy, Amy and Noah) who have been in Naku­ru, Kenya for the past 6 weeks final­ly came back home. They’ve been out there vis­it­ing and min­is­ter­ing to the Lake­view Vil­lage Church, which you can read more about on their blogs. I’ve been think­ing about what it means […]

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Tearing apart the roof

Pho­to by Sean Venn I’ve been think­ing some late­ly about the sto­ry of the mir­a­cle Jesus per­formed in Luke 5:17–26: One day He was teach­ing; and there were some Phar­isees and teach­ers of the law sit­ting there, who had come from every vil­lage of Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem; and the pow­er of the […]

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Experience-colored glasses

The oth­er night, Ariel and I were watch­ing Riv­er sleep. It was pret­ty enter­tain­ing, because he tends to dream often, and his face gets very ani­mat­ed with the emo­tions of the dreams. This par­tic­u­lar dream was hav­ing him go from laugh­ing to cry­ing. “Oh, he’s hav­ing a night­mare,” Ari said, stroking his head to calm […]