Was a miracle sitting in my lap today? Day five in Maputo

June 16th 2007 2 comments so far  

Sitting in the open doorway on a concrete floor in a red checked dress, little Filomena lifted her arms and her liquid, dark brown eyes to a tall bearded stranger. All of the other kids at this remote one-story orphanage had either run out, or been carried out, to swarm the white guests who had just driven up into the red sandy yard. Already undersized at twelve months, she weighed little more than most babies half her age. Like one-third of the babies born to HIV positive mothers, Filomena tested positive soon after birth for the virus that …

“I have a dream.” Day Four in Maputo.

June 14th 2007 1 comment so far  

Do you long to see God do something through you that makes you think you might be just a little bit crazy?About eight years ago a student from Mozambique walked into my DTS office, introduced himself to me, sat down stiffly (as students tend to do when they’re in a professor’s office) and said quietly, but with resolve, “I have a dream.” For the next several minutes Isaias Uaene unfolded for me his vision for establishing an accredited theological school in Maputo, Mozambique, that would provide solid biblical training for leaders from any and every evangelical denomination in his …

A Warm Heart

June 5th 2007 2 comments so far  

One of the first things you realize as you step into my office, is my love of Auburn University. From the picture of Toomer’s Drugs (that serves the best hand squeezed lemon and lime aid) to the book about Auburn’s undefeated football season (that would be the 2004, not the 1993 season”¦which was nice also), there are reminders of my time at Auburn all around my office. I even have Ronnie Brown‘s rookie card that Derrek Engeler gave me. Auburn is part of who I am, and it doesn’t take knowing me long before you …

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