Category Archives: A Little Help From My Friends

Let Me Explain

I am always intrigued by the different responses I receive from my blog posts. It’s usually a mixture of people who are just finding my blog for the first time, people who have read it from the very beginning, and … Continue reading

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Keep the Old

One of the greatest catalysts to my parents going to Tukuyu, Tanzania in 1967 was the friendship they had with a couple who were serving in Mbeya, Tanzania. The Oliphints were friends from seminary days in Fort Worth, Texas, and … Continue reading

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Through the Years

I have put this particular blog of for weeks, because I know that in the writing of it there will be a bit of grieving. I think I have felt kind of like my little brother used to when he … Continue reading

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Preserving the Friendship

I think I might have mentioned that I recently had a conversation with a woman who has been caregiver for her husband for about 17 years. She was a wealth of information on a lot of subjects, even though our … Continue reading

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Letter to a “friend”

I recently finished reading a collection of sermons by John Newton on the subject of Handel’s Messiah. As I finished the last sermon the thought went through my head that I should write him a letter to tell him how … Continue reading

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The Doctor is In

A day or two ago I got a call from a friend of mine who affectionately (and reverently, I’m sure) refers to me as “Dr. Brown” I used to consider myself as somewhat of an expert on alternative solutions to … Continue reading

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What a Friend We Have in Jesus

I have a daughter who was born on Valentines day. So we had a family dinner with the family that was around – a small gathering this year. After our usual tradition of going around and giving each person an … Continue reading

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