Outside Danger

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...

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Greetings from Ghana, West Africa!

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...

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Cecil Troutman’s Memorial Service

Last week we said good-bye to our friend and brother in Christ Cecil Troutman. His memorial service on Thursday afternoon had to be the most uplifting I have experienced in a very long time. Several hundred attended despite the cold and rainy weather. Gospel quartet numbers, solos, testimonies and congregational...

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Lessons from My Grandbabies

I really grow weary of the reality of God’s promise, “It is appointed unto man once to die” (Hebrews 9:27). This past weekend I was floored by the news of the totally unexpected passing of my friend, Cecil Troutman. What a gentle, jolly and dependable man, who has been with...

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Pebble in My Pocket

Never mind that it was a cold November day, the grandkids wanted to play by the river’s edge in front of our mountain cabin rental. The oldest, Haven, socialized with her cousins while Jensen, the youngest and all boy, threw every stone I could provide into the water. Our middle...

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Grandchildren

Can there be a greater blessing or anything more fun than grandchildren? We have three and each of them is my favorite. They visited this past weekend. It was too cold to stay outside so the indoor activity was wide open−especially our guy, Jensen. He may have two big sisters...

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Comoyagua, Honduras Construction & Medical Evangelism Project

On August 1-8, 2015, we will be traveling to Comoyagua, Honduras for a construction and medical evangelism project. Read below for more information and how to join us! Hosts: Terry and Arlene Dupont, Open Eyes Ministries Emphasis: CONSTRUCTION (food facility for children, more); Simultaneous MEDICAL MISSION (triage, evangelism, Dr., DDS,...

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This Christmas

Christmas 2014 is history, along with our JAMin. Christmas season activities. Our JAMin. Singers sounded the best ever this year and were the busiest–Arlington Baptist Church Nov. 22, Rock Hill, SC ChristmasVille Dec. 6, the Billy Graham Library Dec. 13, Wilora Lake Lodge (Brookdale Charlotte East) Dec. 14, University Park...

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JAMin. Christmas in Rock Hill

This past weekend our JAMin. Christmas Singers were scheduled to sing at the Rock Hill, SC ChristmasVille event.  The outdoor activities were cancelled due to rain but we went anyway at the request of our ministry partner there, the Rock Hill Dream Center.  We met for lunch at the Texas...

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