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All posts in category Traveler’s Tales

Oswald Chambers’ Death: 100 Years Later

Oswald Chambers’ death 100 years ago, has been the source of sadness and questions. (You can read all about it in my book, Mrs. Oswald Chambers). The most read blog post on this website is Why Did God Allow Oswald Chambers to Die So Young? The question is still a good one and worth pondering […]

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A Walk in the Redwoods

redwoods, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, banana slugs, redwood tree facts, black bear, forest mushrooms, elk, squirrels, outdoor education

I took a walk in the redwoods recently. A young friend works as a ranger for Redwood National Park along the northern California coast. Laura teaches outdoor education to students from all over northern California and southern Oregon, this year near Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. I visited her there between camps and got my […]

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Take a Child to a War Zone?

War zone with children, Grenada invasion, Biddy Chambers, Oswald Chambers, WWI, Navy wife, submarine r and r, Barbados, travel with children into a war zone

Have you ever had the opportunity to take a child to a war zone? Biddy Chambers did. So did I. We, however, reached different conclusions about the wisdom of visiting a war zone with a child. My story–the Caribbean My Navy guy served on a fast attack submarine that spent the 1983 fall on a […]

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How to Support a Missionary

Missionary, ways to support a missionary without sending money, Visiting a missionary, physically helping a missionary, prayer support, encouragement

Are there ways to support a missionary beyond sending money? I’ve been reading about missionaries quite a bit the last several years. Certainly, we donate to missionaries. But recently, I realized we can help a missionary without handing out any money at all. Indeed, there are several ways. Prayer When a good friend lived with […]

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In America with Biddy and Oswald Chambers

America, Oswald Chambers in America, Juji Nakada, Biddy Chambers, Revivalist Press, God's Bible School, Biblical Psychology, Sermon on the Mount

America held a special spot in Biddy and Oswald Chambers‘ hearts. Oswald Chambers visited the United States four different times. Biddy visited twice. They loved Americans and they enjoyed traveling in the country. The new world gave Oswald and Biddy their first international publication opportunities. His first two books, Biblical Psychology in 1912, and The […]

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