George the Teacher by Amy Cogdell

Crowds gathered around Him again, and once more, according to His custom, He sat down to teach them.   -  Mark 10:1 Our Father is a teacher. The Source of Wisdom delights to instruct those who will listen. His teaching is a gift of revelation and intimacy. When YHWH...

Podcast Episode: Healing the Wounds of History

How is Christ's glory revealed upon Gentile Nations (Isaiah 60:2)? One way is by force--at the 2nd coming. But force is not God's preferred way. The second way is by grace--as God heals wounds caused by sin, imbedded in history, through grace-empowered actions of...

Can Outward Circumstances Produce Joy?

Can Outward Circumstance Produce Joy? Outward circumstances or events cannot produce abiding joy. Joy is a quality of the inner life. It grows within as we learn to live in God’s Presence. Love, joy and peace are experienced together. “Rejoice in the Lord always.”...

Podcast: My Behavior Reveals the Condition of My Inner Life

The epistle of James can be understood as belonging to the literary genre of the wisdom literature of Israel. Written by a Messianic Jew, intended most probably for Messianic Jewish congregations beyond Palestine, it reflects Jewish thought patterns throughout. The...

Hanna and Tina Interview

Hanna’s Interview with Fontis Verlag, for all our English speaking friends who have been asking for the original version.

Then and Now

Forty or so years ago a number of churches invited Fritz Schuler, the leader of Operation Mobilization, Germany to visit and speak about missions. He asked George and I to join him for a series of meetings. As we travelled together he suggested that I...

Logos was in Bangladesh

Those were the days! This photo just landed in our Inbox. It was 1972, MV Logos was in Bangladesh & Dr Harawatiki (white hair) the ship's doctor was visiting remote villages, hosting medical clinics. Kertstin Littlejohn, in the blue dress, was the...

Interview with Fontis Verlag

The end of our interview. Tina Schmidt asked Hanna gentle, penetrating questions about the past. Fontis Verlag, the publisher of Meine Krone in der Asche just posted our talk, in German, on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6wzgKC5JX4