Monthly Archives: October 2006

Give Thanks in All Circumstances

Tarrah’s most recent report from South Africa has been on my mind all day. I’m grateful that she and her husband Dave have chosen to give of their lives to serve the people of South Africa. I’m so grateful for … Continue reading

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From South Africa – 2006.10.30

Sorry this is late. The internet cables on the mountain where we get our internet service were stolen so we have not had internet for the last week. Here is an update on what is going on in South Africa: … Continue reading

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Hypocrites in the Church?

Have you ever been confronted by a friend with the accusation that churches are full of hypocrites? Perhaps you are engaged in a spiritual conversation with a person with whom you are hoping to develop a redemptive relationship. This might … Continue reading

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Let It Snow!

Quite a few readers of the Spiritual Oasis live in the northern United States and Canada. Many others live in the balmy southern states. Some will really have to use their imaginations to appreciate this post. Others have already seen … Continue reading

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God’s Glory Shining Through

To set the stage for these thoughts, please take just a moment to recall the scene which unfolds in Luke 2:1ff. Following the glorious events the shepherds were privileged to experience, they “returned, glorifying and praising God for all the … Continue reading

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Grace Notes

Most people know that grace is often defined as unmerited favor. Most readers of this blog also know what it is to experience the unmerited favor of God in the person of Christ, we have been given the gift of … Continue reading

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Worthy of Honor

There are a number of ministers who regularly visit the Spiritual Oasis. Well, I guess all of the Christ-followers who visit are ministers, aren’t they? But, there are many preaching ministers, youth ministers, pastors and missionaries who frequently stop by. … Continue reading

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