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BREAKFAST CLUB – NUMBERS 3 – MARCH 30, 2014

START BY READING   NUMBERS 1-6 THE BACK STORY Numbers starts abruptly 13 months after the Exodus. God directs Moses to take a census of the military-aged men. My first thought after reading chapters 1 – 6 is that the stories … Continue reading

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BREAKFAST CLUB — MARCH 25, 2014 — NUMBERS #2

A few comments before jumping into a thoughtful reading of NUMBERS. FIRST, some background. NUMBERS is the fourth of five Books in the Pentateuch–The Law–the Law of Moses—the first five Books of the Old Testament and the Bible. These writings … Continue reading

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BREAKFAST CLUB — March 23, 2014 — NUMBERS #1

Recently I was in New Mexico on a contract job. On Thursday evening I found myself in Alamogordo. I had some free time before bed, so I asked God for direction in my Bible reading. His response surprised me, “Do a study of Numbers. There are things in Numbers that you are soon going to need.”

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GETTING OFF TO A GOOD START IN 2014

As religions invariably do, Christianity has accumulated a hoard of externals. The service of these externals has produced a host of young David’s clunking their way into battle in Saul’s armor. God’s did not intend this for his People. He has something in mind for us more dynamic – more flexible – more potent – more appealing. Continue reading

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THE BREAKFAST CLUB

Have You Eaten Yet Today? I have a longtime friend who has worked in Asia for decades. Earlier this year he shared something interesting about the Christian house church movement in China. That historic spiritual awakening has its roots in … Continue reading

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O HOLY NIGHT — A TRUE CHRISTMAS EVE STORY

O HOLY NIGHT                 Like no other evening of the year, tens of thousands of residents swarmed the streets of Danang. Young couples, groups of friends and entire families strolled hand-in-hand, or eased their way through the animated throng on … Continue reading

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JESUS SIGHTINGS FROM KENYA Our Latest Ministry Expedition

Posted on February 18, 2013 by Doug JESUS SIGHTINGS FROM KENYA   Embracing “The Jesus Who Is” The first week of our three week ministry time in Kenya has ended. Richard Cazzell led a three day Marriage and Parenting workshop for … Continue reading

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AFRICA ODDS AND ENDS

Interesting and humorous experiences are common when visiting other cultures. Here is a sampling from our recent journey: THE FLYING CAR The final Sunday in Kenya I preached and ministered at the Spiritual Life Center in rural Khambiri. When we … Continue reading

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WEBUYE EMBRACES TRANSFORMING PRAYER

On the final day of the training conference, I (Doug) reviewed the prayer process with the group. Then we did three demonstrations of Transforming Prayer.     JACOB Jacob is a 79 year old lay minister and elder in a … Continue reading

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WEBUYE TESTIMONIES POUR IN

On the second day in Webuye we could not entertain all the people wishing to give testimonies of what God was doing in their lives during the conference. The following are a few highlights: HELEN INTONYE The last prayer conference … Continue reading

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