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.”
As we celebrate 50 years of ministry, I’ve been thinking a lot about family. I love how God’s Word reveals we are all brothers and sisters in Christ.
50 years ago, the average cost of a new house was $14,950. A gallon of gas cost 34 cents; the average annual income was $7,850; and the Dow Jones Industrial Average was 943. In 1968, the first Big Mac went on sale for 49 cents; Apollo 8, the first crewed Saturn V launched and… Read More»