Pictures of Paradise

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The hot sun beats down on withered, yellow grass. Cicadas scream their swear words to the sky. A dog barks somewhere nearby. The smell of smoke filters through the air, signaling that dinner is being cooked at the house. Warm air filters down from above, settling on your skin. This is Africa.

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A Birthday of Grace

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Today is my sister’s birthday. Elliana McFarland, born on October 2nd, 2009, is now celebrating her tenth birthday. And, through current circumstances, she is proving herself to have already matured in ways I never would have thought possible.

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Appreciating God’s Creation


As I write this, I am sitting on a mountain, a thousand feet up, overlooking Lake Victoria. I am in Musana Camps, a camp/ministry founded by my ministry, New Hope Uganda. Located, as previously stated, over Lake Victoria, Musana Camps reaches out to a lot of the fishing villages, while also providing a place for many to relax. Needless to say, this place is stunning.

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