Making Friends While Making Sandwiches

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When I was in college at Georgia Tech there was this sandwich shop called Kool Korner just off campus where you could get an authentic Cuban Sandwich. It was made by Cuban refugees who escaped Castro‚Äôs regime in the 1970s. The sandwich was listed in many magazines about foods you must try in Atlanta, it was that good! Unfortunately the … Read More

Coffee

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I was reading the blog of a fellow missionary in Prague the other day and he was writing about coffee. He wrote about how for him, like many fellow Americans, Starbucks served as his introduction into a world of coffee outside of the big cheap brands, or as I like to refer to them: office coffee. And I realized that … Read More

Thank You

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I wanted to take a moment today to say thank you. Thank you for being a part of the English Connection. Thank you for you prayers and contributions. Thank you for taking the time to read the blogs and emails. Thank you for being on the email list. Thank you for not unsubscribing yet, especially this week when three messages … Read More

Heroes

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2016 was a tough year for me. Some of my favorite musicians died this year. They say that it happens in threes. And for me the three that affected me the most were Prince, Glenn Frey, and David Bowie. I had the privilege of seeing Prince live four times. I saw Glenn Frey play with the Eagles once, but I … Read More

Make Him Known, Then be Forgotten

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One of my favorite figures in the history of Christianity is from the area of Europe near where I spend most of the year, a guy named Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf or Count Zinzendorf as some refer to him. I encourage you to look him up and study what he did. In short, he provided shelter from Protestants who were … Read More