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Pictures from the Congress

The group of people at the bottom are my dear, dear table group (representing the USA, South Africa, Nigeria, Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Iraq. You can see the massiveness of the room. (No photo could do it justice.) The outside is a shot of the venue. Of course, that’s John Piper. And, yes, as a writer, […]

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Seeing Jesus in the Iraqi

He sits nearby, his eyes on his Arabic translation of Ephesians 2. The music behind us is thrumming, but we both treat it as background noise. Suddenly the tempo changes, the music takes on a middle eastern flair. His eyes shoot heavenward, then lock on me. “This is from my country!” he says. He stands, […]

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Why does God keep blessing me?

God decided to bookend my worship last night. We started with Blessed Be the Name by Matt Redman, which had been a sort of anthem for our family when we moved to France. We ended with an older song, Shine Jesus Shine that I remember so distinctly when I was a short term missionary to […]

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Photography for a Cause

Photography for a Cause

I’m so excited to be able to attend the Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization next October 16–25 in Cape Town South Africa, as one of 400 American delegates. I’ll need to raise over $4000.00 to get there. So I decided to combine my love of photography with my need to raise support. Here’s how […]

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