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Vision after China

Yes, I am definitely home from China. It is 11PM and I am wide-awake. I guess that jet lag thing is for real. I feel like it is 11 in the morning [Continue reading…]

“Complete my joy…”

Philippians 2:1 “So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, [Continue reading…]

The Power of Prayer

I am a firm believer that prayer does make a difference in ever situation. But, why do I sometimes take it for granted? Well, yesterday was a test of my beliefs. I [Continue reading…]

Are You Known By What You Do or By Who You Are?

Are You Known By What You Do or By Who You Are?

There really can be some benefits to being trapped on a plane for 13 hours. One would think that this type of confinement with hundreds of other people could make a man [Continue reading…]

One Week and Counting

One Week and Counting

It is hard to believe that a week from today Hope Smiles and our dental team will be heading to Luoyang, China for another mission trip to Maria’s Big House of Hope. [Continue reading…]

Hope Smiles Serves Preston Taylor Community

Hope Smiles Serves Preston Taylor Community

On Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, Hope Smiles joined Cross Point Church’s Twelve Days of Serving the Community outreach to provide a free dental clinic in the Preston Taylor community on the outskirts [Continue reading…]

China And The Battle For Balance

China And The Battle For Balance

So many times we come home after a mission trip or vacation excited or energized about what we learned, saw, or experienced. Then, after a week or two of living, it is [Continue reading…]

Suzanne DuVall is Humbled

Suzanne DuVall is Humbled

Dental hygienist Suzanne DuVall says, “We are back in the swing of things at Kemp Dental. Our trip to China and Maria’s Big House of Hope (MBHOH) was absolutely amazing! Words cannot [Continue reading…]

Candace Cooke Cares

Candace Cooke Cares

Candace Cooke is another dental assistant in the Kemp Dental office and was also on our recent mission trip to China. Candace loved caring for the nannies and babies. “One nanny at [Continue reading…]

Leah Lee witnessed abundant grace

Leah Lee

Leah is a dental assistant in my practice and was a member of the mission team to China a few weeks ago.  She was a huge asset to the team and witnessed [Continue reading…]