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    When My Life Changed

    The first mission team I led was to Argentina in February 1989. My life was changed on the flight home…

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    A Poignant Goodbye

    Open Doors (now DoorWays®) was in its infancy in the late-summer of 1990 and hope-filled ideas were much more plenteous…

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    The Despair Default

    The Despair Default By Ric Shields – October 2018 If you have heard me speak of the LORD’s faithfulness, you…

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    Skinny Jeans, Vestments, or Suits

    Except for a small, country Baptist church I attended for a few months as a kid, I have attended a…

  • Is Grace Enough?

    He sat in a crumpled heap in the heat of August just outside the convenience store window. A bicycle and…

  • The Difference You Make

    In just a few weeks we will have completed 28 years of ministry with DoorWays®. God has allowed us incredible…

  • The Rich Man’s Dilemma

    The Rich Man’s Dilemma – PDF (click here to download) The Rich Man’s Dilemma Three Things in Hell We Need on…

  • Humility Befitting the King: Why I Want to Go to Heaven

    As a former pastor and hospice chaplain, I have attended the deaths of scores of men and women. Though it…

  • If History Repeats Itself

    If history repeats itself, we will participate in ministry outreaches to over 3,500 people this summer in Mexico City. More…

  • We Couldn’t Do It

    In 2017, Simply Sisters made and distributed over 50 beautiful gift baskets and bags filled with items meant to help…