t a time when our world seems so divided, I have to stop and remind myself that God is in complete control. There are no surprises for Him and He desperately loves us. So, with that wonderful thought in mind, here are Grandma Carolyn’s 2018 highlights: 1. Two anniversaries. 90 years ago, Les’ father co-founded… Read More»
This Christmas, I thought you would enjoy “hearing” a story from my dad. We found this in an old undated Christmas sermon notebook and have edited it here for you. This is great to read out loud with your loved ones this Christmas season. It happened around 1975, 30 years after the end of WWII.
There is an old African proverb that says, “Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” That means we at LOGOI should be excellent sailors. Throughout LOGOI’s 50 year history we’ve always had to navigate rough financial seas. But I thought 2018 just might sink our ship.
I’m sitting in a worn-out plastic chair in the middle of Cuba listening to my Uncle Allen teach. I’ve sat in this Los Pinos Nuevos tabernacle many times over the last couple of decades mostly listening to my dad teach. Chances are good I’ve sat in this same spot—perhaps in this same chair.
e’re receiving such wonderful notes and videos regarding LOGOI’s 50th Anniversary. Our hearts are full as we thank the Lord for the many lives He has enabled our ministry to touch and impact. For some reason, however, this simple one from Yaritza in Venezuela really caught my attention: “Many congratulations. I am new but I want… Read More»
Perhaps you’ve heard the joke about the man who one $3 million in the lottery…
uring a recent visit to Nolan’s house, which also just so happens to be where my son and daughter-in-law live, I had the great joy of getting a kiss goodnight. Nolan had finished his bath and the wonderful scent of the freshly cleaned toddler filled the air. Taking in deep breaths is like breathing in… Read More»
An old Calvin & Hobbs comic strip has six-year-old Calvin telling his dad, “I’ve decided I want to be a millionaire when I grow up.” His dad looks at Calvin and says, “Well, you’ll have to work pretty hard to get a million dollars.”
I was trying to figure out how many living Thompson relatives I have these days so I contacted my mother. She seems to know these things. According to her, there are over 110 of us spread across several countries. More are on the way. Excerpts from Psalm 127 come to mind: “Children are a gift… Read More»
I was going through some old files when I came across an old brochure titled, “Nuestros libros abren la puerta a un mundo nuevo.” In English that says, “Our books open the door to a new world.”