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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: December 2012

Blessed Christmas & Prosperous New Year

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A Quarter of Jo’s Growing Collection of International Nativity Scenes Jo and I are looking forward to celebrating with our whole family sometime between Christmas and New Year when we are all together. Thank you for reading my blog and emailing your many comments this past year. I learn something new every time I blog a new posting. I’m looking forward to more writing, more readers and more comments from you in the coming year. My our Lord bless and …

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How Churches Miss Out on One-Third of Their Mandate

Missionary Reach Out to Meet the Needs in Other Cultures

How Churches Miss Out on One-Third of Their Mandate The pastor’s response to my tears astonished me. I was on a flight from Brasilia in central Brazil to Belem at the mouth of the Amazon, and had been conversing with my seatmate, an elderly pastor. I had just spent a week in board meetings as the chairman of the board of SIL, Wycliffe’s field partner in Brazil. The agenda had been heavy since leftist political pressure had forced all our …

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Di Jamiekan Nyuu Testiment

Di Jamiekan Nyuu Testiment Launch

Finally, after years of work, tons of controversy, and reams of arguments, but with ever increasing support, the New Testament in the Jamaican language is being launched this Sunday, December 9, 2012. Jo and I are delighted that our grandson, Tyler Vanderveen, worked in Jamaica for the past seven months under Wycliffe Caribbean to promote the use of the Scriptures in Jamaican. For generations the Jamaican Creole language, usually referred to as patois or patwa, has been looked down on, …

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