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Merry Christmas to everyone. Here’s an inspiring Christmas video!

  Thank you to everyone who reads and comments on my blog. I pray you'll have a truly blessed Christmas. (If the video doesn't show, you can view it here.)

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When Western finance does more harm than good

Photo credit: arted_light (Creative Commons) We know about the concept of "rice Christians"–people who "become Christians" because they think there is financial gain in it for them. They assume that the Westerners will support them or provide for them in other ways if they join them. I've come across some other disturbing stories recently: A… Read More

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Missions: the bad!

Photo credit: Felix Krohn (Creative Commons) Tony and I were in Nepal training church planters: "What should simple/organic church should look like?" someone asked me. My answer surprised them: "It should look Nepalese!" I have a photo in my possession that epitomizes the problem with much of what is seen on the mission field today.… Read More

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“I am second”

Have you seen the billboards showing someone well-known and with the title, “I am second”? They are all over the Dallas/Fort Worth area and in other cities too. The message of the I am second movement is that Jesus is first. This message is promoted through films where well recognized people tell the story of… Read More

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The unfolding story of Jose and Rosaura

Rosaura praying for Jose at his baptism last Sunday In the last post, I described some of the extraordinary things we have been seeing in the organic church that meets in our home. I also shared that 15 year-old Jose was diagnosed with a brain tumor last week. Thank you to all who have prayed… Read More

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Insights on God’s wake up call

Photo credit: zebble (Creative Commons) God woke Tony and me up at 3am on October 17th to speak to us directly from the book of Haggai. It's worth reading the story if you haven't already done so. That will make sense of this very insightful comment from Ross Rohe, whose own blog can be found… Read More

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Can our business help you (with healthcare problems and questions)?

Our business just launched a new product. Here are a few examples from our website that give you an idea of how we help people navigate the healthcare maze: Consider the case of Rhonda who has insurance, but when the hospital submitted the bills to her insurance company, they denied payment on the charges. She’s… Read More

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What our business does…

In 1996, Tony was playing basketball with the kids when he injured his knee. It required surgery. When the bills came in, he was horrified to discover how high they were for such a short procedure. At the time, we belonged to one of the Christian sharing groups that help each other with medical bills,… Read More

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I had a dream the other night…

Sometimes my dreams have a spiritual meaning. I had a vivid dream a few nights ago. I was performing CPR on a young lady who had just died. Every time I did chest compression on her, her color returned and it appeared as though she might smile and start talking to me, or even get up.… Read More

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About

I was born and brought up in the UK. On my first day of medical school at the Royal and Ancient Hospital of St. Bartholomew (Barts), I met my husband, Tony, and it was love at first sight (well, almost)! We married three years later. We had our first experience of church planting in the… Read More