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A former British army captain completes a perilous 4,200-mile walk across the length of the Amazon River. It takes him two years, and, en route, he manages to avoid deadly snakes, hostile villagers and nasty crocs. It was a long walk, and this Homiletics piece suggests that the discipleship journey in many ways isn't much different. Based on the "Emmaus Walk" text in Luke, this treatment emphasizes the importance of having a companion on the journey.
For material celebrating Mother's Day, see "Your Family: How It Works," May 11, 2003, at HomileticsOnline.com. Search by Date.
On August 9, 2010, Ed Stafford plunged into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil to cool off, pop open some champagne and celebrate. Other sun bathing tourists on the beach might have seen him as just another crazy Brit who soaked up a little too much South American sun. Stafford would say he was, indeed, a little bit crazy but not in the "frat boy" sense of the word - more in the...