The Joy in the Largeness
The Joy in the Largeness

It was hot and humid, which is pretty standard for a tropical rainforest. I was with a missions group, deep in a jungle on the island of Trinidad. Everything around seemed to captivate our attention. Leafcutter ants were victoriously carrying...

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Gone Fishing
Gone Fishing

I love fishing. However, by definition (at least mine anyway) that means when I go out with bait and a pole, I actually catch fish on the hook. I’ve gone before and caught nothing. That’s not fishing. That’s casting. I don’t do casting. Matthew...

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You are what you… read.
You are what you… read.

I used to hate reading. It was on the same level as the dentist and sauerkraut. A reading assignment at school was a devious form of slow, mind-numbing torture. When I went to Bible College, my interest ignited. The “had to read” soon turned to...

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“Here kid, carry this”
“Here kid, carry this”

If you fly into town to visit me and bring a bag of any kind, expect to have my kids carry it into the house. When it’s time to leave, expect them to load it back into the car. Bring a bag twice their size? Not a problem. They will still muscle...

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Patton: June 2017
Patton: June 2017

Psalm 145:8 ” The Lord is gracious and full of compassion; slow to anger and of great mercy.” Praise My friend Luis Mario and I traveled to Basque Country in Northern Spain May 13-16. Luis wanted to visit family while I tried out a...

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