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Smile and Say Hello

Smile and say hello. Have you ever contemplated what it really means to be a welcomer?

afghan market, men in market place

A Gift Well-Received

Mac Man’s friends wanted to come for a visit and be a blessing to others. So, he took them out and about to shops and bazaars to give gifts.   Thirty minutes after dropping them off, he walked around himself. Every where he walked he noticed amazing things happening. He writes: “The men were gathered around…

Seed, Soil, and Sunshine

“Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it until it gets the early and late rains. You, too, be patient; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near.” James 5:7-8 Pray for laborers as they sow…


I remember well last year when volunteers came. One of the days that they were out giving out gifts, my kids and I were  home doing homeschool and housework. The call-back phone for responses kept ringing and ringing and ringing. More call-backs came in from that group of volunteers then ever before! We knew it…