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Entries from July 2006

Summer Fun 2

July 31st, 2006 · Comments Off on Summer Fun 2

No pics of Josh or Mollie in that last post… so here’s to equal treatment… Mollie (the toddler) feeding Molly (the dog)… too cute I know the lighting isn’t very good… but Josh’s block creation is great! Great kids! Great supporters! Great summer! Great God!

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Summer Fun

July 31st, 2006 · Comments Off on Summer Fun

We are currently in Edmond, OK (Google map). We are the missionaries for VBS at Edmond Christian Church this week. They had 120 today! Praise God! We are staying with Roger and Bobbie Mannschreck and they have made us feel completely at home. Except that this is actually better than home since we: a) are […]

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Tags: General · Missions · Our Family/Ministry · Taiwan · Videos

Money and Happiness

July 31st, 2006 · Comments Off on Money and Happiness

2 for you about money and happiness… I’d like both please 🙂 Happiness, money and giving it away “Would you be happier if you were richer? Many people believe that they would be. But research conducted over many years suggests that greater wealth implies greater happiness only at quite low levels of income. People in […]

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Supernanny is blogging

July 28th, 2006 · Comments Off on Supernanny is blogging

Kim Haines was a nanny for our team (in Taiwan) a few years ago. She was awesome in Taiwan. She has since spent some time in North Africa and at Team Expansion’s home office in Louisville, KY. She is now seeing a dream come true as she is heading out to Africa again… this time […]

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Tags: General · Missions · Prayer

Say it isn’t so Floyd

July 28th, 2006 · Comments Off on Say it isn’t so Floyd

Floyd Landis has tested positive for high levels of testosterone. This puts his Tour title in jeopardy… and if he really was doping then he should be stripped of the title and banned forever… but I doubt he was doping. There are natural reasons this could happen… and I’d think that riding the best ever […]

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Tags: General · Sports

Taiwan Youth – links

July 27th, 2006 · Comments Off on Taiwan Youth – links

Hat tip to Craig Thompson whose latest newsletter has links to these 4 articles about Taiwan’s kids… RISING NUMBER OF ‘DUCKWEED CHILDREN’ CAUSING CONCERN Because of abrupt changes in Taiwan society over recent years, the number of disadvantaged children who hang out after coming home from school and during vacations has increased dramatically, posing a […]

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Tags: General · Taiwan

One way of looking at the world

July 24th, 2006 · 1 Comment

This report… by The Hive Group… is an incredible way to look at various stats about the world. I could easily waste about 2 hours manipulating the sliders and checking out the results. Be sure and read the notes below the report… to see where the stats come from and to find out why they […]

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Tags: General · Missions · Prayer · Tech

Fearless Floyd is Fantastic… and Fast

July 22nd, 2006 · 2 Comments

And he’s back in Yellow! I know I’m not the only American who likes the Tour de France… but there aren’t many of us! Since the readers of this blog are typically more “cultured” than the general population… I’m probably OK to keep posting about “le Tour”. Anyway… after what could only be called (in […]

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Tags: General · Sports

New Prayer Card coming soon

July 21st, 2006 · 2 Comments

We took some pictures today… 253 of them actually… and we actually found one where almost everyone is almost looking at the camera and almost smiling… so we’ll use that one for the prayer card… Here are a few that didn’t make the cut…    

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Tags: General · Our Family/Ministry · Prayer

End of the Spear

July 21st, 2006 · 2 Comments

Angie and I finally saw End of the Spear last week. Great movie. I’m sure most of you have already seen it… but I’d recommend it to anyone who hasn’t seen it yet. I thought that it would be “too Christian” and turn off a lot of people… or that it would be “too secular” […]

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