A Tickle in the Funny Bone

My first ebook, A Tickle in the Funny Bone, is a dozen of my humorous columns including all the April Fool’s ones and the hilarious responses. Readers’ comments: I had a good laugh at this one - still wiping away the tears! I like your sense of humour! I laughed all the way through. I...

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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Six Things a Man Must Do to Get What Every Man Needs, But Few Get

Friends Out for a Walk

“I was appointed as my denomination’s pastoral counselor,” the clergy conference speaker said. “My job is to counsel pastors. The job is demanding, filling my schedule several weeks ahead. I have been doing this for over three years and I have yet to counsel a single pastor of my own denomination. They are all from other denominations.” I looked at the pastors around me. No surprised looks. A few wry grins. Most quietly nodded their heads in silent understanding. The …

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Thinking Private Thoughts

Last week’s blog post, What Every Man Needs But Few Get, sparked a greater number of responses than usual. Nearly all were private direct emails to me, a few were in the public comments section. I have excerpted and summarized some of their questions, insights and ideas. Missionary Men & Friendship From Dan via the public comments: For those of us in missions, and for those that will live a similar sort of lifestyle, what is your advice? What would …

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What Every Man Needs, But Few Get

Jack Teaching

It was the last day of a great Bible translation conference. Over three-hundred leaders from home country and field organizations had praised God for the victories, and been driven to prayer by the defeats shared by speakers from all over the world. A fellow mission leader from Brazil and I sat near the back that afternoon and were paying close attention to the current presenter, a vivacious woman in her mid-thirties, slim, fit, and good looking, who put smiles on …

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How to Panic Satan and Get Him Angry

Jo in Village House Kitchen

The good news squawked from our short wave radio on Monday morning, “Paul is flying the plane from Belem to Brasilia for a major overhaul and could stop at the Canela village on Saturday night.” Alright! Paul would stop to refuel in town. That meant, I could ride my motorbike the 70 kilometres into town, buy 400 kilos (880 pounds) of salt, kerosene for lamps and other heavy stuff the village needed, and arrange to have it loaded on the …

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