Category Archives: insights and musings

Pushed to the limit

Migrant workers pushed to the limit.  Can you blame them? So the situation that I came across today is one that I heard about but never really got to see first hand.  Here is the deal.  Migrant workers typically come … Continue reading

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Little Fish

Many of us here in the city are really drawn in by the ministry (Little Fish) and heart of a precious man of the name Ethan.  Some of you have heard me talk about his work with orphans that have … Continue reading

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Adding pinyin to Han Zi

Finally, I have found a solution to this issue in Microsoft Word 2011 on Mac OS x Lion. Have you wanted to be abel to simply highlight characters and automatically add the pinyin on top?  Like below… 你好,我是一位留学生。 Do the … Continue reading

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Water in Wine

(some insights from Kristin) Our team recently studied John 2 when Jesu.s turned normal, everyday water into wine. Not just any wine; I’m assuming it was the finest wine the wedding guests had ever tasted. We are in need of … Continue reading

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A post from Kristin

Below is a link that Kristin recently posted. Enjoy. It is really life. By the way? Are you on our newsletter list? Please email me if not and I can make it happen. Kristin blog post of REAL life. Malia … Continue reading

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Skunk

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So here we are back in Lancaster County again. Children are becoming very flexible. Or so we think. Kristin had a doctor appointment today again. Heart. So the children and I went out to swing in the back yard. After … Continue reading

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The year of the rabbit

OK, for starters, I did not shoot this video. However, it was shot in Beijing by a freelance photographer who has a slighter larger budget than I. Even though all this video was shot in Beijing all of these shots … Continue reading

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inflation…what to do…

We have been telling many of you about this situation. This last weekend Marketplace ran a story on what we have been hearing and seeing from our local friends. This situation appears to be headed for disaster if things don’t … Continue reading

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China’s rise to the top

With has been much speculation about this and talk over the last number of years. Yet I would also say that even this still has an element of speculation added to the mix of intensive research. The following graphic shows … Continue reading

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drive steady

Ok, so it has been a while since a post–but hey, we have been kind of consumed with all the things going on around here–plus raising/managing a young family. My wife and I had the opportunity to have a date … Continue reading

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