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A Time to Remember and Anticipate

      It is good to be back home again in Indiana. I had a wonderful time on my sabbatical. While in Papua New Guinea I taught the “Doctrine of Holiness” class at the Melanesia Nazarene Bible College in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Our pastor at...

Is It Appropriate to Give Thanks?

      “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus”. 1 Thessalonians 5:18. Thanksgiving Day is a beautiful pit stop on the road of remembrance. Paul inspired by the Holy Spirit says that giving...
Thanksgiving: A Holiday of Thanks

Thanksgiving: A Holiday of Thanks

    It is Thanksgiving week! For the United States, it is a national holiday. What began with Pilgrim and native Americans in the 1600’s, then progressed to a Presidential Proclamation (Lincoln) to congressional action declaring it a national day of...
I Love Bible Quizzing

I Love Bible Quizzing

      On Saturday I made my way to Indianapolis Westside Church of the Nazarene for the Children’s Bible Quiz meet. One of the things you will see when attending a quiz meet is that there are two categories the “red” and the...
Dr. Kenneth T. Jewell

Dr. Kenneth T. Jewell

I first met Dr. Jewell in 1996 when I became pastor at Indy Westside. He had served as interim pastor. The church had gone through a challenging period. Longtime pastor Dr. J.K. Warrick had left to accept the call to be the pastor at Olathe College Church. The pastor...
Is there a GPS for Life?

Is there a GPS for Life?

  Directions.  I have been directionally challenged my entire life.  Unlike others who have an innate sense of direction, I am the exact opposite.  I have gotten lost seemingly going around the block.  Unless the sun is rising or setting, I have no idea which...
Finally I reach the Highlands!

Finally I reach the Highlands!

  Mt Hagen is the third largest city in Papua New Guinea, with over 50,000 residents. Hagen is the capital of the Western Highlands Province, located in the fertile Wahgi valley in the central part of the country.  It is 5500 feet above sea level, compared to...
The last mile of the way

The last mile of the way

    The flight to Hagen is delayed. Sitting in a large room, the gates at the Jackson International Airport for domestic travel within Papua New Guinea are somewhat imaginary. There is one door. Someone announces what flight is leaving, and you line up and...