Friday, December 31, 2010

What's That Stuff Down There?

A joke to end the year with a smile...

An airplane was flying low over the hills of Athens. A teenaged girl looked out the window and then asked her dad, "What is that stuff on those hills down there?"

"That's snow" he replied.

She gave a little snort, leaned close to her dad and whispered, "That's what I thought, but I just heard that guy in the next row say it was grease!"

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Celebrating Christmas In Cambodia

1. There is nothing special about the colors green and red.

2. You have to spray down your gingerbread house with Raid to make sure the ants, roaches, and lizards don't carry it away during the night.

3. You can go Christmas caroling in your flip-flops if you want to.

4. Your church members are more likely to give you a bunch of bananas than a coffee mug or tie.

5. All the wrapping paper has pink bunnies in Santa hats and very touching statements like: "Congratulations my lovely friend every day for a Happy Christmas".

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Come Boldly

I greatly appreciate the other Baptist missionaries here in Cambodia with whom I am privileged to work.  This morning 5 of us met for a time of prayer, which we generally do once a month. I always enjoy the prayer meetings with the other men, but was especially moved this morning by some of the testimonies of recently answered prayers.

First of all, one of the men led off with a brief challenge from the Word of God about the significance and the value of corporate prayer. Then one of the other men shared a testimony which was such a challenge to each of us that I want to share it with the readers of this blog. His testimony is relayed below: