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God of This City

God of This City

Posted on 23. Mar, 2010 by .

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I’m guessing you’ve probably not only heard this song, but sung it at church. Maybe even with pictures of your specific city floating behind the lyrics- like we did in Fort Wayne. Chris Tomlin’s version is probably the most popular one, but the song was actually written by a band called Bluetree from Northern Ireland. They wrote it while they were visiting Thailand- here’s the story…

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Food Friday: Mangoes and Sticky Rice

Food Friday: Mangoes and Sticky Rice

Posted on 19. Mar, 2010 by .

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I love dessert. In fact, the only way I ever remembered the difference in spelling desert and dessert is that with dessert you always want more – hence, the extra ‘s’.

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Red Bangkok

Red Bangkok

Posted on 15. Mar, 2010 by .

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The international news pouring out of Thailand is all about the “Red March” in Bangkok. Basically, thousands of rural Thais have poured into Bangkok to protest the current government. Both sides (red and government) are pledging to keep things peaceful and not cause any violence. But both sides also seem to think the other side might cause violence…

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Posted on 11. Mar, 2010 by .

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My guess is that at least 10% of Bangkok owns some variation of this t-shirt (seriously, we see it everywhere). And then there are the bags that say, “I am not a plastic bag” on them, calendars about the environment, etc. So protecting the environment is on the minds of a lot of people…

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Kids at Risk

Kids at Risk

Posted on 09. Mar, 2010 by .

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Months back we visited Elpis School in Maesot. We told you a little about it, but only being there a few hours we didn’t have the full story to tell you. Yesterday I ran across this letter, written by one of the Filipino missionaries that run the school. It gives a more thorough picture of what they’re up against…

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