Tag Archives: servant leaders

Good work, DMA!

We trust you had a wonderful Christmas! We certainly did. This December also brought a special gift of a retreat with the DOVE Africa missionaries. I cannot help but be encouraged, challenged and grateful—all at once!Encouraged by the stories of how … Continue reading

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Using the words “my late brother” is shocking and painful. On Saturday April 7, we celebrated the life of my late brother, David Diener. The day after his death was Easter. The day after that, his 67th birthday. David had … Continue reading

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View from Under the Sun

Last week we logged 47 hours of Bible reading. We have started the books of the prophets, which run concurrently with the period of the kings. The Bible Read-a-Thon continues, raising funds for the work of DOVE missionaries in Africa (DMA). … Continue reading

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Like a Child: Can be “Sent”

Children do not mind being “used” to do just about anything. We know that, and we make use of them. “Can you bring my jacket over here?” “Go take this to the kitchen.” “Tell your Dad that I’m ready.” Whatever … Continue reading

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Ready for Week 2

The second week of Bible reading begins this morning. In DOVE Nairobi yesterday, Ibrahim shared on the role and power of God’s word in our lives. Very relevant. We are grateful that 87 hours have already been sponsored and ‘paid … Continue reading

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Washing Feet

“After that, He poured water into a basin and began to wash his disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around him.” John 13: 5 What does ‘foot washing’ mean to you? For me it brings childhood … Continue reading

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