Archive | 2013

The Constitution, Part IX

Settling disputes has always required objective justice. (No, thankfully this wasn't a real one.)

AMENDMENT 7 In Suits in common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.

Today is the Day …

Memories from 2010 in Chicago!

… To cheer on the finalists in the 2013 National Bible Bee! Join thousands from around the country and around the world, friends and family members of the finalists here in Tennessee, and even the rest of the contestants who competed valiantly in the preliminary rounds, as we hear the “waterfall” of God’s living Word, […]

Glad You Are Here, Jonathan!

Clutting down a tree at Robert's house

It has been a blessing to have Jonathan here with us at HQ! Seeing him at work in the video department, enjoying lunch or dinner together, in staff training sessions on effective counseling, participating in bell choir, running to the library, playing soccer, praying together for the school project  and visiting Robert and Kendalyn and […]

Testimonies from Prison


I can’t believe the entire week has passed and the prison Journey to the Heart is over! After working with 9 inmates from Monday to Sunday last week, I thought I would share a few snippets from an e-mail I wrote the family on Thursday: “It’s impossible to explain what its like here on this […]

Marilee’s Baby Shower!

Happy family of four!

October 12 was the Saturday when both sets of grandparents were in town and friends and neighbors gathered to so generously celebrate Marilee’s birth! It is exciting to look at Marilee’s little face and imagine the incredible plans and accomplishments the Lord has arranged for her in the years to come.

The Constitution, Part VIII

Surrounded by farms, the church and the town hall formed the nucleus of our earliest towns.

Thanksgiving is due for the principles underlying the sixth amendment. Our forefathers knew that secret, biased trials would not work, so they outlined this second of four amendments to help the judicial process remain unencumbered. Do you think you can memorize it by Thanksgiving? AMENDMENT 6 In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the […]