Archive for December, 2016

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Christmas In The Trenches

TheDiscipleMD Christmas in The Trenches – Song (Words & Music by John McCutcheon, c. 1984, John McCutcheon / Appalsong) This song is based on a true story from the front lines of World War I that I’ve heard many times. Ian Calhoun, a Scot, was the commanding officer of the British forces involved in the […]

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They Are No Longer ‘Ordinary’ Books (After My Father Signs Them!)

TheDiscipleMD Each May and December I receive a gift from my Dad. May is my birthday month and December is, of course, Christmas. On those occasions, for as long as I can remember, he has sent me a book, which I believe he does for all his children.  Most of the books I have received […]

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Becoming Culturally Poisoned By Degrees

TheDiscipleMD In July of 1976, as a missionary,  I took a 23 hour bus ride from Villa Regina, Argentina to  Buenos Aires. It was a long bumpy ride that occasionally left my stomach feeling sick. Little did I know that the ride would foreshadow the dinning experience I would find in my new assigned city […]

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