Nic at Night

The story of Nicodemus coming to Jesus at night (John chapter 3) is well loved for many reasons. Obviously, the gospel of salvation is clearly explained by our Savior himself (John 3:16). Also intriguing is the fact that Jesus anticipates Nicodemus’ questions about how to get into the Kingdom of Heaven (they are never stated), […]

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Grasshoppers In Their Eyes

“We seemed like grasshoppers in our own eyes, and we looked the same to them.” – Numbers 13:33b With these words, ten of the twelve spies gave their report to Moses and the Israelites on their scouting mission into the land of Canaan. You can just imagine the terror in their voices. After forty days […]

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Ambassadors for Christ

In the days of the Old Testament, God called the Israelites to be set apart as His chosen people. The Law was given to them to reflect God’s perfect righteousness, highlight man’s sinfulness, and set them apart from the nations around them as a picture of holiness. In all things, they were to serve as […]

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God’s Masterpiece

Our home is situated in an area with not much artificial light at night. My wife and I enjoy sitting on our porch and looking up at the heavens. On a clear night the Milky Way is striking and after a few minutes of viewing the skies, it isn’t uncommon for a meteor or two […]

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Hey, Batter Batter!

By Edie Meinardus Anyone who has lived through childhood most likely remembers a time when they were away from mom and dad for a period of time.  An overnight Summer Camp provides a chance for kids to experience faith, fun and friends in a setting designed to develop children’s confidence.  To provide supervision and safely […]

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The God Who Stoops – Lessons from the Barn

“The Lord is exalted over all the nations, His glory above the heavens. Who is like the Lord our God, the One who sits enthroned on high, who stoops down to look on the heavens and the earth? He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap.” Psalm 113:4-7 […]

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Haiti 12, January 2017: Thursday Update

Our last day in Haiti dawned bright and early. We typically spend our last day doing some team bonding, as well as finalizing work projects, cleaning up camp, and packing for our return trip. This morning, almost the whole team decided to wake up at 5:00 and brave hiking up Double Head mountain. Some of […]

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Haiti 12, January 2017: Wednesday Update

Bon Swa from beautiful northern Haiti! Wow. What a day! It rained most of the night, but sunshine broke through this morning.  By noon it was hot and steamy, and most of the mud dried up rock hard. Haiti is definitely a land of contrast. Today was a full day of work projects, including a […]

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Haiti 12, January 2017: Tuesday Update

Bon swa, friends! This evening as I write, we are fellowshipping, playing games, or taking our first showers after a couple of days working in the pouring rain and mud without running water. We had a limited amount for hand washing and toilet flushing yesterday, but the cistern was not full enough for showers until […]

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Haiti 12, January 2017: Monday Update

Bon Swa! It is currently raining in Haiti, and has been continuously since last night. I am guessing we have had over 6 inches total!  Praise God for the pavilion roof – it allows us to have a dry space to meet and eat as a large group.  This morning started at the more relaxed […]

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Haiti 12, January 2017: Sunday Update

Greetings from Haiti! We pray this report finds you, our supporters and prayer warriors, well this evening. We have had a wonderful day serving the Lord here at Jacob’s Well. The morning began with a bit of a surprise. Without surprises though, it just wouldn’t be Haiti! : ) The cistern pump broke in the […]

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