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The Truth is … I forgot …

God so loved the WORLD … It was in my home church at Central Baptist Church in Dixon’s Mills, AL, where I began to learn that … God really does LOVE the world.   Chuck and Bobbi Kinzer, missionaries to Kenya, brought snake skins, spears, and beautiful clothing, when they would visit.   Ivan and Doris Schoen described the laborious task of translating the Bible in Suriname, South America.   Often, missionaries would stay with my Grandparents and I would get to hear their adventures first hand. I am ashamed to say it –but the truth is … Somewhere along the way – I got busy, and forgot about the world. I thought about the next baseball game… I thought about vacation … and, I thought about the next “to do” on my list… But “the world,” was on a back-burner. Three years ago, I went to Guatemala with World Help .  (I’ve been back for the last two years and we have two trips planned for 2013.)  A couple of years ago I read the book, …