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About matt24fourteen

One of the kids, longing for the day when we finish His work. Find me on Twitter at matt24fourteen.

“If there were no poor people in the world, would anyone give to fund missionary work?”

Recently the Lord asked me a question: “If there were no poor people in the world, would anyone give to fund missionary work?” It hit me hard. I knew the answer. The level of giving to missions is already either … Continue reading

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Missionary Stories with Don Richardson

Here is a link to a 54 minute audio message available free on iTunes. In 1962, Don and Carol Richardson, and baby Stephen, went into the jungles of what was then Dutch New Guinea to work among the stone-age Sawi people. The Sawi were … Continue reading

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I hate adoption.

Originally posted on Those Sweet Bare Feet:
We hear all about the adoptive parents side– how challenging it is, how difficult it is to raise traumatized children, but we never hear from the adoptive siblings point of view.  All my…

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Practical stuff: Skype security flaw in group chat

I stumbled upon this today and thought I’d share. This flaw may be fixed, I don’t know. It only affects group chat. http://www.forbes.com/sites/ianmorris/2014/08/14/skype-has-a-security-problem-with-leaking-chats/

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Drop the excuses . . . think like God!

I heard God sigh this morning – a big, deep, heavy sigh. Like He did at times with the disciples: “Oh you of little faith! How long shall I put up with you?” Why the sigh? Because so many of … Continue reading

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Every Morning Prayer

The Lord asked me to write an “every morning prayer” – a petition and declaration, if you will. I know in some Christian traditions written prayers are common, but for me, this is a first. I felt I should share … Continue reading

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Coming ‘Home’: When Missionaries Come Off the Field

By Carla Williams They were so vulnerable and wounded, barely able to look me in the eye. They’d gone into missions directly after college, bright with hope and the thrill of obedience. With sincere love and determination, they’d adopted an … Continue reading

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