It Pays to Choose Scripture

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Post Date: April, 2014
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From the Field                                                                  April 5, 2014 It was a regularly recurring thing when dealing with government officials in Nigeria, whether postal, customs, immigration or whoever that one was asked for something extra. I devised an Read More

Perspective March 21,2014

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Post Date: April, 2014
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FROM THE FIELD March 21, 2014 Perspective Our perspective is limited. Walking upon the earth we wonder what lies around the bend and beyond the next rise. Man coursing through the air by plane travel thinks as he looks down, ‘What a perspective on things I now have!’ But there is a curvature to the Read More Read More

One Man’s Junk is Another Man’s Treasure

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Post Date: March, 2014
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From the Field March 8, 2014 In the USA there is so very much that is discarded. We are a wealthy nation and as individuals see this everyday in a multitude of ways. One way is to look at what is taken to the junkyard or put out for the trashman to haul away. While Read More Read More

Yearly

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Post Date: February, 2014
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From the Field                                                        February 24, 2014 Yearly We have found through experience that it is best to visit each mission field we share with overseas brothers each year, except where we have resident missionaries. This helps to cement our Read More

Vigilante Justice

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Post Date: February, 2014
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FROM THE FIELD                                                                                 February 10,2014 VIGILANTE JUSTICE   I decided one time to take a bus to Lagos (an over eight hour trip) instead of going by car or plane. There was a new bus Read More

Christmas – The Lord Provides

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Post Date: February, 2014
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From the Field                                   Dec. 10, 2013 Christmas Notes My wife Mary kept a diary during our time in Nigeria. Here are for the first four Christmases in which the Lord provided.   \"Dec. 24th, 1986 A.B. Essien sent over a live chicken and some eggs. I made the chicken for Read More

To Skin a Cat

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Post Date: February, 2014
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FROM THE FIELD                                                             January 19,2014 THERE\'S MORE THAN ONE WAY TO SKIN A CAT   At the top of the list of our duties overseas with our sister synods is the assistance we give in training men as preachers. What comes Read More

Demon Possession

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Post Date: February, 2014
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FROM THE FIELD                                                                  June 3, 2013 DEMON POSSESSION We know that the evil angels did possess the bodies of people in Jesus\' day. The devil and his were trying to rival our Lord in His power. Of course in each case when our Read More

Worshiping the Creature

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Post Date: February, 2014
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FROM THE FIELD                                              WORSHIPING THE CREATURE RATHER THAN THE CREATOR   If there was ever a place where Paul\'s words apply - “exchanging the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man or birds or animals or reptiles”- it is Read More

Bribe

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Post Date: February, 2014
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FROM THE FIELD                                                 July 3, 2013 The Bribe As you are traveling along a Nigerian traffic cop has you pull over, because you have violated a traffic rule of not stopping behind the white line. You will have to go to the police station and be fined. But a Read More