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A Huge “Barn Sale”

“When you finish tithing all your income in the third year (the year of tithing),  you must give it to the Levites, the resident foreigners, the orphans,  and the widows so that they may eat to their satisfaction in your villages.”  (Deuteronomy 26:12) Hope House has five major revenue streams. They do not take government funds because to do…
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We Are Blessed

Taste and see that the Lord is good! How blessed is the one who takes shelter in him! (Psalm 34:8 NET) For the past year, since getting our bikes and carrying them in the trailer’s hitch, we’ve been concerned about the hitch design. It was only rated for 150#’s and we made sure we stayed…
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Using our History to Process the Present

As I (Bruce) have been reading through 1 Chronicles, Psalm 77, Psalm 78, and others, I was struck by how the authors used their history and past experiences to process their present situation. It helped give them courage and God-given wisdom to not give up; to keep going forward and to keep their focus on…
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What are we learning through all this?

“For everything there is an appointed time.” Do you really believe this?

What if …

What does one do when trying to be proactive and develop possible solution for potential problems before the problem is even identified?

Pulling Up​ Stakes

For forty years they wandered the desert as directed by the Lord. Breaking camp and moving on can be done in peace when directed by the Lord.

I Lift Up My Eyes …

March 03, 2019 A very close friend was recently diagnosed with colon cancer. Two years ago, Katie’s sister passed away from that disease. Another friend has been battling breast cancer these past few months. Several years ago, another good friend passed away from that same disease. In the last year and a half, we have…
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RV Electrical Safety

March 02, 2019 RV Electrical Safety by J. Michael Sokol is just what the title says it is: a layman’s book on electrical safety in a recreational vehicle (RV). RV’s come in many different shapes and sizes. However, they all have an electrical system that is usually comprised of a 12 volt DC and a…
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Our Most Important Book

The Bible March 02, 2019 The NIV Study Bible, 1974 addition The NET with study notes, translation and textual critical notes In 1987 I was struggling with my job. I was not happy working at the West Valley Demonstration Project in Springville, NY. Westinghouse management was encouraging me to seek a transfer to a different…
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Solitude

Solitude: When we think of trying to relax, this image is what we often visualize. Notice that there are not 30,000,000 people surrounding this place? It is quiet and isolated, tucked in amongst the trees. We envision our future to perhaps look something like this. However, we are not sure where that place might be.…
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