Bible Stories with Hoax Part IV

Want to start at the beginning? Click here. I don’t think I’ve made this clear and so I would like to clarify this point: the summaries I’ve been writing have each included the content of two or three separate meetings with Hoax each lasting between 1.5 and 2.5 hours. I’ve tried to be as concise…

Cook Out

Last weekend Hoax and Margaret had us out to their place for a cook-out. Most of the cooking action actually happened in doors in this part of their house: The process began with Hoax chopping up the chicken we brought into chunks of meat, skin and tendons (at least he took out most of the…

Bible Stories with Hoax Part III

  If you haven’t been following along, here is Part 1, and here is Part 2. Review – This week started with a review of some of the important things leading up to Mt Sinai. I reminded Hoax that Abraham was not chosen because of his own merit, nor was Israel. Rather, God chose Israel…

Bible Stories with Hoax Part II

  Since my last report, here is what we’ve covered: Isaac and Jacob – I explained to Hoax that God extended the promises he made to Abraham on to Isaac. After Isaac married Rebekah and they had Esau and Jacob, Esau traded his birthright and then Jacob deceived Isaac to get Esau’s blessing. I told Hoax…

Hoax Norris

After seeing one picture of Hoax on our site, one of our friends (who can remain anonymous unless he wants to reveal himself in the comments) said that Hoax looks like Chuck Norris. I showed Hoax the following picture and told him this which got a big laugh. You decide,

PNG Relationships

The picture above is of our cat, Aurora, and one of the cats who lived in our house in Mibu. Are they hugging? Fighting? Is Aurora just annoying? It’s tough to tell. And this is how we feel about some of our relationships in PNG. It’s tough to tell. In my previous post, I mentioned…

PNG Economics

Today I took Ginalyn (above) to the clinic again with Hoax (they skipped her previous appointment while we were in Mibu so Ginalyn is doing quite poorly.) We were at the clinic for more than five hours while the staff administered IV fluid and medicine giving Hoax and me plenty of quality time together. During…

Beating the Heat

I can’t speak for Elizabeth on this particular point, but I’m missing winter in South Carolina. I’m jealous as I see folks on facebook in jeans and coats. While it doesn’t get outrageously hot here outside, our house reaches 90 degrees for about five hours every afternoon thanks to the tin roof and lack of…