While I was in Ethiopia, a story was published in Compassion International’s magazine about my daughter Christina’s sponsorship of a child in India. Friends have shared it and I am grateful. Now that I have returned, I am sharing it as well and taking the...

One of the compelling reasons for my traveling to India was that Christina traveled there in 2007 while attending college at Samford University. Reflecting on how much she enjoyed exploring India’s culture and experiencing it’s people inspired me to travel there as well. Christina sent...

I love the adventures I had while staying with my friend Binu’s family in southern India. They knew (for reasons I will disclose later) that I was very set on riding a elephant while in India. Try as we might, we were unable to get...

While staying with Binu’s family in India, his brother matthew did a wonderful job of showing me around. I loved traveling with the family to Bhoothathankettu. Bhoothathankettu is a dam and tourist spot in Kerala, India. It is situated outside the village of Pindimana, about...

Friday, January 30th, 2015 Wanting to see more of Chennai India the day after I met with Satish, I took a tour of the city through Story Trails. Our tour was of the temples as well as the forts held by the British during their occupation of India....

Thursday, Jan 29th, 2015 As I left Chennai India for Kochi, it was very hard to say goodbye to Satish and my heart was bursting to tell the story about my day with him. It was an emotional greeting upon pulling up to the Compassion project where Satish...