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A Tour of the New Church Building!

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A Picture Tour of the Inauguration!

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Almost Here!

It’s crazy to think that 9 months have come and gone, and here we are two weeks away from Lucas Benjamin’s expected arrival! Many of you have generously asked how you might send us a gift to help as we … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Safety

Have you ever wondered what motivates one man to fight in a war for his country and another to live in an apocalyptic bunker to prepare his family for doomsday?   Likewise, what motivates one person to isolate themselves from … Continue reading

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The Sucker Shoots

Not many of us have a vineyard in our backyard or even within driving distance.   However, if the opportunity ever presents itself, take the time to stop for a visit to see all the vines and branches.   John … Continue reading

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No More Training Wheels

Do you remember the first few white-knuckled and adrenaline-charged minutes when you learned to ride a bike for the first time?   Can you recall the liberating blast of air in your face that tussled your hair and dried the … Continue reading

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Little Cars and Electric Mowers–Cultural Insights

One of the precious gifts that God has given us on the field is the opportunity to learn new ways to “do life” here in Italy.   This by no means suggests that we’ve gone Italian in every sense, but … Continue reading

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Bare Walls–Cultural Insights

Imagine that you and your spouse are finally at a place in life to move into your first home after only a few years of marriage and lots of anticipation. It’s actually just a rental, but it’ll be all yours! … Continue reading

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A Tribute to David Millet

Jana and I join with all of you gathered here to not only personally grieve the loss of our precious friend David Millet, but also to celebrate his life and entrance into the glorious presence of our Lord Jesus Christ. … Continue reading

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Learning to Love in Another Language

Have you ever wanted to express something–a deep thankfulness from the heart, zealous indignation for wrongs committed, or perhaps the passion of true love–but just couldn’t find words that sufficiently reflected the feelings you had inside?   I think A.W. … Continue reading

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