Reflecting on this years Christina Mosley Furr award at the History Department Banquet at Samford University

I was very moved by the Samford History Department’s selection of recipients for the Christina Mosley Furr award this year. Carol and I were blessed to present the award to Karson Loomis whom we enjoyed very much getting to know at … Continue reading

In Search of Elephants and Tigers in Thailand

  [Before getting this post under way let me share two previous posts from last year in India  that explains one reason that  the elephant ride today was very special too me….  In search of an elephant ride, in India and … Continue reading

Love Conquers All

While I was in Ethiopia, a story was published in Compassion International’s magazine about my daughter Christina’s sponsorship of a child in India. Friends have shared it and I am grateful. Now that I have returned, I am sharing it as … Continue reading

Trust, Faith and Change on Panglao Island in the Philippines

A few weeks before I was to accompany Dan Johanson and the Badjao Bridge team to the Philippines last month, I received an email from Dan containing a heartbreaking story. Little Pina, a five year old Badjao girl, had slipped … Continue reading

Little Therese… With Badjao Bridge and the Badjao Sea Tribe on Bohol Island in the Philippines (December 6th, Saturday)

When I first contacted Dan Johanson of Bajao Bridge a year ago and learned of his beautiful ministry here on Bohol Island I started sponsoring little Therese. Therese is one of the reasons I came to the Philippines and meeting … Continue reading