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Uganda Travel Log: Day 2 – A Day of Profitable Discussion

Location: Uganda Christian University; Mukono, Uganda Thursday, May 18, 2017 After another difficult night’s sleep — during which I repented in sack clothe and ashes for not accepting the sleep aids that other students’ offered me — I was up early … Continue reading

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The Muslim Quarter and Jerusalem Markets

Our tour today briefly took us through the Muslim quarter in the old city, as we walked from the Temple Mount esplanade (near the eastern gate), past the pool of Bethesda, to Antonia’s fortress, and briefly down part of the … Continue reading

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The Temple Mount

As I’ve already mentioned in another entry, Solomon built the first temple on the site where Abraham was prepared to sacrifice his son Isaac in Genesis 24 and where David built an altar to God in repentance for his sinful … Continue reading

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Philippines Observation 3: The People

Part 3 of an eight part series on observations of the Philippines.  View the index of all eight entries. The people were the best part of the Philippines, by far.  Almost every person I met there was friendly and coureous, … Continue reading

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