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 2013

God’s Preferred Way of Working

When I was a little boy, the tinkling of teaspoons and teacups coming from my parents’ bedroom on Sunday mornings was the signal it was time to jump out of bed and join the fun. Once I was properly settled between them, they would hand me my cup of tea and my saucer of maria biscuits and the sipping, dipping and nibbling would begin. I can’t remember what else we did during that fifteen minutes of togetherness, but I certainly …

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Thoughts on My 75th Birthday

Chocolate-Coffee Icecream Cake. Now Everyone's Favorite

Please excuse last week’s double mail out. Computer problems. It won’t happen again. I hope. I am publishing this week’s post a few days early to coincide with my birth date, March 19 Thoughts on My 75th Birthday  It is nice to know that at 75 years old, I have learned pretty well everything. Now if only I could remember any of it . . . I do remember pondering my age at another occasion. On March 19, 1966 I …

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Taking Risks or Taking Care

First Popjes Prayer Card 1966

I was only seven years old, but I vividly remember the penetrating cold of the hard steel truck bed on my bare knees; with my heart pounding in my throat, and tears streaming down my cheeks, I begged God to get me off that army truck before it drove away with its load of children. It happened in Holland, not during World War II when truckloads of people were transported to forced labour or death camps in Germany, but in …

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New Bible Translation Tools for a New Generation

Translating the Bible Into Their Own Indigenous Language

I invited my friend and colleague Hart Wiens to write a guest post showing yet another way in which God is using modern high technology to accelerate and improve Bible translation around the world. Jesus was no doubt pleased to see His prayer for unity answered in the way two major organizations worked together on this. Hart is Director of Scripture Translations, Canadian Bible Society. New Bible Translation Tools for a New Generation “I think the ParaTExt software is simply …

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