Archive for February, 2017

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“That Was My Mistake…I Stopped Praying!”

TheDiscipleMD While serving in a war-torn country in 1976, and during some extremely dark days as a missionary, I was stationed in a tiny town on the Pampas of Argentina. With limited funds due to the military Junta that had overthrown the government, and a strained relationship hemorrhaging with my assigned companion, I found myself […]

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The Company You Keep

TheDiscipleMD I was an average wrestler my junior year of High School, but in one year I turned things around and as a senior I became a regional champion. It was years after graduating from high school before I recognized that I had been the recipient of the principle of “the company that you keep.” […]

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Will I Be The Hero Of My Own Life?

TheDiscipleMD Charles Dickens wrote: “Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.” The opening lines to Dickens’ classic novel, “David Copperfield,”  has to be one of the more interesting lines every written to open a book. All of our […]

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The Last Letter!

TheDiscipleMD Three months before my Mother passed away she and My Dad were able to attend my son’s missionary farewell held at the church building. Afterwards we had a pleasant afternoon as we all gathered at the house for lunch celebrating his mission call combined with my Dad’s birthday. I still remember my Mom being […]

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