Look Down

A memorable sermon for me was given years ago by Rev. Dr. Ed Coates, where he talked about how a funeral had become routine.  He went through the motions of the preparation, the funeral service, and burial as if he was just going through the motions. Rev. Coates then reflected on the service and came…

3 Lug Nuts and a Bald Tire

We attended the graduation of Dr. William, a medical student in the Dominican Republic. On our first full day there, we decided to go see the ocean. It is about an hour and a half drive from Santiago to the beach. We hired a driver and William borrowed a car from a friend. While grateful…

It Took Many Villages

We attended the graduation of Dr. William in the Dominican Republic. Many of you know the story, but the short version is our church began supporting him to attend medical school in Haiti. The earthquake destroyed his school, so he transferred to a medical school in Santiago, D.R. William went to a country where he…