Among Giants

A few weeks ago I saw Tony Hedrick, a friend of mine who does missions in Europe, and he invited me to meet a special friend of his who would be traveling thru the area.  When I looked at the dates, I realized I would be out of town when the normal meeting came, so I let Tony know that, and asked him if there would be another way to do it.  We talked about it, and he said that maybe I could just go to the airport with him to pick up Alessandro.  Since we had worked it out, I filed it on the calendar and looked forward to meeting the guy who's life had gripped Tony so deeply with his love for the Lord and heart for people.  The below is the next thing I heard about Alessandro.  When Tony sent it, I responded that I was really looking forward to meeting him, and I was a little sad that our meeting would be delayed…. Continue reading “Among Giants”

Epic Faith

The people who had epic faith in history didn't have epic faith as a goal. 

What is epic faith?  Do we want to be known (of men) as those who had epic faith?  Is it possible to have epic faith when epic faith is not your goal?  Or, better yet, is it possible to have epic faith when your goal is to have epic faith? Continue reading “Epic Faith”

Warrior Few

I am reading the book, Leadership and Training for the Fight, by MSG Paul R. Howe (US Army Retired), and I am about half way through it.

I came upon this quote, and I wanted to share it with you.

“Out of every 100 men, ten shouldn't even be there,
Eighty are just targets,
Nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Continue reading “Warrior Few”