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A Sweating Missionary in the Mud of Life

A Sweating Missionary in the Mud of Life

By April Sylvester Kazangula is a small town (if it can be called that) on the watery border of Zambia and Botswana. A group of us had taken the long, hot journey for a 3 day mission trip. Within a few minutes, our group of four came across two women building a mud...

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Of Sinners and Big Steps

“We’re not sinners, we’re Twichells,” Henry said this morning at breakfast while we read our devotions. Trying to parse our true identity as sinners and saints with a toddler who wholeheartedly embraces literalism is quite a task first thing in the morning. As our family has journeyed toward serving fully with…

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How’s Your Posture?

Over Christmas, I dealt with some back pain, which forced me to re-evaluate some habits like posture. It’s something I’m sorry to say I don’t work at when all is well and find it takes a lot of conscious effort and even training to form healthy habits. It’s quite amazing how our natural tendency is to revert to positions that put stress on our weak areas when we could/should use our stronger muscles for this!

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Back to Peru

As I am heading to Peru tomorrow I covet prayer covering while I am away. The purpose of this trip is to lead a retreat for the teachers at San Mateo School as we prepare them to share leadership this … Continue reading → …

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