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SCATTER STORIES: How Clinical Excellence Done in Love Points to Jesus

Dr. Joseph Daniel's Story – Physician in the Middle East “I’m an ordinary doctor who instead of working in a suburb in the West, I happen to work in the Middle East.” Dr. Joseph Daniel (JD) is a western-trained physician who has been working overseas for the past seven years. “I’m a Christian who happens to be a doctor,” he sa...

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The Holiness of Rest

I remember the first alarm clock I got as a kid. The clicking of the literal turn of time could be heard through the night. One minute. Click. 3 a.m. Click. As I reflect on it now, I was measuring my sleep without even knowing it. Far more sophisticated devices now can easily measure the quality of our sleep, not merely its length. Frankly, though, the real measure of the qual...

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S.I.Ts and M.I.Ts: Yielded Vessels in the Making

We are all "Servants in Training", "Missionaries in Training" or both. What's the difference and how might God be preparing us? Dr. Dowell will be discussing the importance of each of those seasons in our development as yielded vessels "living sacrifices". We will learn the answers to those questions, find encouragement in times of difficulty, and be inspired t...

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Merry Christmas Together

When Jesus walked on this earth, he certainly did not walk alone.

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Packing for the Journey

God is calling us to put down the things that slow us down, to train so we can endurance run...and we have cheerleaders!

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Jesus - Echo, Signpost, Redeemer

I’ve always loved Christmas. Growing up in the snowy prairies of Canada, this was a time of endless outdoor fun. Our tradition celebrated well. Food, extended family, ice skating while celebrating the majestic and mysterious story of Jesus, Immanuel, God with us – the All Creating One becoming 100% human and pitching his tent on this planet next to our own. The wonder sur...

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What Does Community Look Like Overseas?

Taking a job in another country can be a thrilling experience — it means stepping into new social and business cultures, experiencing people and places that are different than your norm. But it can also be intimidating. One of the biggest questions we’re asked centers around finding and building that all-important community in your new country. Stephanie and her husband spen...

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A Long Term Short Term Perspective

The great thing about the body is that it MUST work together.

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Reflections on the GMHC

Reflections on a great weekend together, both in person, and virtually.

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Recovering the Dignity and Mission of Work

“What do you do?” This is a common question asked whenever meeting someone new. It's one we all answer differently based on our day- to-day activities. One might answer, “I’m a student," “I work in such- and-such industry,” or “I’m the mother of four children.” (She might rightly respond that she does four full-time j...

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