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 2014

Itinerary for Jack’s Northern California Speaking Tour


I will be traveling and speaking at Wycliffe Associates banquets in 25 cities in northern California and Nevada for the next six weeks. If you are in the area, please come to a banquet, it would be great to meet you. All new, true, stories of Bible translation! Here are the links to my itinerary.   California:   http://www.wycliffeassociates.org/ministries/banquet_sched.asp?State=CA Nevada:  http://www.wycliffeassociates.org/ministries/banquet_sched.asp?State=NV Blessings, Jack

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A Couple’s Most Important Day

52 Years Ago

Jo and I are about to celebrate our 52nd wedding anniversary on March 31. We can attest that a successful, long-lasting marriage means falling in love many times, (most frequently with the person to whom you are married!) I remember our wedding, held in my home church in Red Deer, AB—a small white, wood frame building that accommodated perhaps one hundred packed in tightly. The reception was in the basement which held maybe fifty, probably fewer. It was an extremely …

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Leaving a Legacy of God-Stories: The Why & How

1-Kaleden Camping July 2012 (2)

This is a follow-up post to last week’s God’s Story about Cheryl: How I Blew It As a Dad. Many of you wrote to tell me you also have some guilt feelings for not remembering and telling your children about what God has done for you and your families. Feeling guilty is one thing—doing something about it is something else. So here is quickie overview of the “something else.” Why We Need to Leave a Legacy of God-Stories to Future …

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God’s Story about Cheryl: How I Blew it as a Dad

eye patch Cheryl

Our youngest daughter, Cheryl, was born with amblyopia, commonly called lazy eye—a condition in children when vision does not develop properly in one eye. When she was two years old, an epidemic of trachoma swept through the Canela village in Brazil where we worked. This is a serious eye disease that, at that time, had blinded six million people worldwide. Most of the Canela and all our family were infected and we worked day and night treating the sufferers with …

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