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Butch & Nell Green, CBF Field Personnel

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June 17, 2017

My husband and I have worked cross culturally for over 31 years now. We have worked among refugees for 20 of those years. I have to admit though that I personally entered a whole new world when I started a business with my daughter called “Threads by Nomad.” We intentionally hire refugees here in the United States to craft our clothing, clutch bags, dolls and a few home décor items. Our desire is t...

May 6, 2017

Some days there is no getting around it. I feel old. The cane makes it worse. While the crutches were more cumbersome and the wheelchair definitely was a pain and in the way at least they made you look like you had an injury versus simply being incapacitated. Sunday we finally were able to go visit my dad who has used a cane for probably 15 years at least. After lunch, Butch insisted on a picture w...

April 24, 2017

It is the end of a Sabbath day and it probably defeats the whole idea of Sabbath for me to be writing this. However, part of Sabbath for me is rejoicing and experiencing God. I have. Not just today but during this “Sabbath” of recovery. Here is what I am learning about “Sabbath.”

It does not HAVE to get done. I am the kind of person who makes a “to do” list not just on what needs or must happen but...

April 7, 2017

(For those of you who are not aware, at the end of February I fell in the back yard and broke my femur at the hip. X-rays showed an impending fracture on the other leg. So I had 2 surgeries in 4 days and now have a lot metal in both legs. In all of this it was discovered that my body had reacted to medication and my skeletal system was compromised. This means healing will be much slower and medical...

March 12, 2017

Read Proverbs 31.

We have all been faced with that glorious example of womanhood, the Proverbs 31 woman. And who amongst us hasn’t at times been frustrated in our attempt to live up to this wonder woman. But let me ask you if you have ever heard of the Proverbs 31 MAN?

I didn’t think so. Actually he was introduced to me by my husband. You will find him in verses 11 and 28. As in all aspects of the ma...

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