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Shepherd's Corner - November 16, 2014
During her first visit to Japan, Corrie ten Boom committed a blunder. At the end of a meeting, she asked a man to close with prayer.  The man declined so she said the prayer herself.  After the meeting, the man approached her and told her that the reason he had refused to pray was because [&hellip...
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Shepherd's Corner - November 09, 2014
In his book, “Brave, Strong, and Tender,” Phi Downer relates the story when he decided to resign from the law firm he worked for and managed to grow from four to fifty lawyers to become the president of Christian Business Men’s Committee of the USA.  He said after he left, the firm just moved...
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Shepherd's Corner - November 02, 2014
The other day I stumbled upon an old picture of me and our three little children standing at a beach north of Jakarta, smiling and so happy.  When I was looking at the picture, I was wondering where Santy was.  Suddenly it occurred to me that she was not in the picture because she was […]...
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Shepherd's Corner - October 26, 2014
A dog is truly man’s best friend.  Those of you who are dog’s lovers certainly know what I am talking about.  Over five years ago the Good Lord brought a strayed dog into our lives.  Since then Oliver, that’s his name, has been in our hearts, not only in our home.  Every time we go [&helli...
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The Shepherd’S Corner - March 23, 2014
Sometime ago I shared with you my run-in with a couple of mentally challenged father and son at the YMCA where I usually do my swimming. The other day I happened to meet them again and this time I was even able to listen to their conversation—well, sort of!Sometime ago I shared with you my [&helli...
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The Sheperd’s Corner - August 28, 2011
In our last Wednesday’s Bible study and prayer meeting someone shared a poignant insight.  He likened us to a mop in the hands of God.  A mop is to be used on the floor to clean up dirt and mess.  That’s the reason despite its cleaning purpose, a mop is not always clean.  As a […]...
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The Sheperd’s Corner - July 31, 2011
This past week some of you came up to me to share your personal experiences of being driven to the “desert of life” and how there, in the desert, the good Lord had already been waiting—for you.  I can relate to that.(Tidak ada terjemahan dalam bahasa Indonesia) This past week some of you came...
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The Sheperd’s Corner - July 17, 2011
One of my favorite movies is “As Good As It Gets.”  The story revolves around this middle-aged man (Jack Nicholson) who not only suffers from a mental disorder (obsessive-compulsive) but also has character problems—rude, selfish, and inconsiderate of others.  (Tidak ada terjemahan dalam baha...
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The Sheperd's Corner - June 5, 2011
Joni Erickson Tada says, “In this world there are only two joys. One is having God answer all your prayers; the other is not receiving the answer to all your prayers. I believe this because I have found that God knows my needs infinitely better than I know them. And, He is utterly dependable, no [...
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