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Ministry Update – The Families

Ministry Update – The Families

Past Ministry Update messages can be found at: http://gdwm.org/index.php/category/end-of-year-2013/ This year we committed to running a preschool in the area of Mathare, a greatly impoverished area outside of Nairoi, Kenya. As we continue this project, it is necessary to develop a ministry plan. How is God leading? What are the goals for the ministry? How […]

The Last Unopened Gift

The Last Unopened Gift

Romans 6:23

Did you see it? You may have missed it…but it was there. Don’t feel bad; most people overlook this one, but there is still time. Today, before the new year gets here, before all the decorations are put away, before all the other gifts are set aside, open it! Romans 6:23 “For the wages of […]

A Lifetime of Waiting

A Lifetime of Waiting

Luke 2:25-26

Seventeen years ago God nudged me down a path which changed my life. The email ministry which began as an idea for the distribution of encouragement has taught me much, blessed our family, and provided many unique opportunities. But there have also been frustrations with seeking clear direction. We have usually only been able to […]

Alone For Christmas

Alone For Christmas

Ephesians 6:18

Today I have a short and simple message of encouragement and exhortation. The necessity of this message was revealed in a note I received last week. ***** Hi Steve, First of all, Merry Christmas to you and your whole family. Yes, this season brings up some crumby memories, but being all alone for Christmas and […]

Ministry Update – Gudwa

Ministry Update – Gudwa

In the last two Ministry Update messages, I have focused on the work being done in the area of Mathare, outside of Nairobi, Kenya. Those messages can be found at: http://gdwm.org/index.php/category/end-of-year-2013/ In this message I want to give an update on our work in the small fishing village of Gudwa, on the shore of Lake […]

Day of Remembrance

Day of Remembrance

John 1:1,14

There are only a few more days to go! Only a few more days until…until what? Why is December 25th so special? What really is this day we call Christmas? The early church did not give much thought to the birth of Jesus. Of the four Gospels only Matthew and Luke even mention His birth, […]

Día de Conmemoración

Día de Conmemoración

Juan 1:1,14

Falta ahora pocos días hasta el 25 de Diciembre – solamente unos pocos días hasta – ¿hasta que? ¿Que es exactamente el 25 de Diciembre? ¿Que es este día que llamamos Navidad? La iglesia primitiva no pensó mucho del nacimiento de Jesús. De los cuatro evangelios solamente Mateo y Lucas hacen mención de Su nacimiento, […]

The First Move

The First Move

1 John 4:9

In our celebration of the birth of Christ, we know the focus of Christmas should be the eternal gift given through the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. This season ought to irresistibly draw us nearer to God as we reflect on His wonderful gift of love. But perhaps there are times we need […]

El Primer Paso

El Primer Paso

1 Juan 4:9

En el mensaje “Día de Conmemoración” vimos que el enfoque de Navidad siempre debe estar en recordar el regalo dado a través del nacimiento, vida, muerte, y resurrección de Jesús. Esta época debe atraernos irresistiblemente a Dios mientras reflexionamos en Su regalo de amor. El nacimiento de Jesús nos da un conocimiento más profundo acerca […]

The Gift of True Forgiveness

The Gift of True Forgiveness

Ephesians 4:32

It’s hard to believe there are only a few more days until Christmas. Yes, as the song says: “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” It really is wonderful! We are flooded with Christmas music, Christmas lights, and lots of Christmas “activities.” And although the season contains many distractions which attempt to pull us […]

El Regalo del Perdón Verdadero

El Regalo del Perdón Verdadero

Efesios 4:32

Si, como dice la canción: “Es el tiempo mas maravilloso del año!” Estamos inundados con música navideña, luces navideñas, y muchas “actividades” navideñas. Y aunque los “adornos” navideños son frecuentamente distracciones, la mayoría de nosotros somos capaces de ver mas allá de la brillantina. A pesar que el mundo intenta distraernos, generalmente hacemos tiempo para […]

Calling God A Liar

Calling God A Liar

1 John 5:10

God desires that we know Him in an intimate and personal relationship. He has therefore revealed Himself and provided a way to know Him through the life and sacrifice of His Son; “Anyone who has seen Me has seen the Father… Don’t you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is […]