Tag: God

  • No More Doom and Gloom

    No More Doom and Gloom

    This post is mostly for my American readers in hopes of bringing a different perspective to the sense of doom and gloom which pervades the United States. For my readers of other nationalities, here is a chance to focus on the good in America, not merely the mistakes highlighted by the global media. The demise […]

  • When A Missionary Returns Home

    When A Missionary Returns Home

    I recently took a teaching trip to the United States. These journeys become times when I reflect on life as a missionary. Being away from the field gives you pause to evaluate, both with positive elements as well as areas of stress. There are several factors of missionary stress which are apart of everyday life. […]

  • Our Story Is Not Our Identity

    Our Story Is Not Our Identity

    A few years ago, our family completed a journey to adopt and immigrate our son from South Africa. This process took over four years and included custody, name changes, countless documents, and finally culminated in him receiving his US citizenship and passport. My son’s identity has changed. He has a new name, a new country, […]

  • A Faithful God, a Doubting Heart, & a Good Journey

    A Faithful God, a Doubting Heart, & a Good Journey

    Today I am privileged to have Tom Phillips guest posting on NoSuperHeroes.com. Tom lives in Lake Lure, NC where he directs The Emmaus School of Biblical Studies (ESBS).  The ESBS is a residential discipleship school taking students through the content of the entire Bible in nine months.  The ESBS was founded in partnership with Youth With […]

  • Who’s The Boss? Two Views on Marriage

    Who’s The Boss? Two Views on Marriage

    ### People always want to know, if the man is not the head, who makes the tough decisions? As you saw in yesterday’s post, I recently read the fantastic book, Real Marriage: The Truth About Sex, Friendship, and Life Together, by Mark and Grace Driscoll. I raised the question of whether there can be two differing […]