I’m looking forward to our book signing event this Sunday, Aug. 23 at Arlington Baptist Church, 4:00 – 6:00 PM. My 2nd book in as many years will be available, “A Mother’s Words to the World.” It highlights the life and ministry of my late mother, Vada L. Andler, who for almost 50 years led…

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We are already halfway through our Honduras medical, construction, and evangelism project. On just Monday and Tuesday. we have seen 412 patients and made great progress on the addition to the church building. Our team of 22 is one of the best. Please pray for health (one of our men is quite sick today) and…

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On June 28th through the 30th my oldest granddaughter and I shared an experience that was pretty special to say the least. We went to “Grand Camp” at Caraway Conference center near Ashboro, NC. It was 48 hours of non-stop activity for grandparents and their grandchildren in beautiful surroundings. We missed Meems, who had to…

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In my youth I often heard my parents say, in response to an unprecedented issue, “Now I’ve seen everything.” Not many days would pass before they were forced to concede, “I thought I had seen everything,” as they reacted to yet another cultural surprise. As I observe the issues that confront us today, I wonder…

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Maybe you’ve noticed word of our upcoming medical/construction/evangelism mission to Honduras on August 1-9, 2015. We have 22 team members participating as we continue our long time ministry relationship with Terry and Arlene Dupont and Open Eyes Ministries in the city of Comoyagua. It’s been 4 years since JAMin. led a medical project and I’m…

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Last week, I attended the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference for the second time. It was again a very informative and educational time in regard to good writing skills, though I don’t think I share the intensity of most of those in attendance in the pursuit of a writing career. At any rate, it…

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Last week I was at the Concord Mills Mall not far from our home, looking to replace a favorite pair of shoes.  Due to expired leases, all of the food court was temporarily closed except for three shops.  It figures that the only one that I considered worthwhile was the choice of the majority of…

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We arrived on time on Saturday, but not before having an adventure as we were leaving Charlotte last Friday. We had left the gate when the pilot reported we would be delayed 45 minutes due to a problem in NYC. As we sat on the tarmac, a man came to the front of the cabin,…

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