Diana Delacruz

Month: August 2019

10 Favorite Places in Chile

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More than 35 years ago, we began our missionary career in the evergreen south of Chile. Now we’re experiencing our grand finale in the desert north. Every travel opportunity offers further education and additional story settings. Today I’m going to share my top 10 favorite places in Chile. Along with ministry, I intend never to …

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The One Priority

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What’s your number-one priority—your one big thing? What’s the great goal of your life, and more specific yet, which of today’s priorities aim toward that purpose? A while ago, I gave up the juggling performance. I don’t order my life according to a priority list anymore. There is only one priority, and everything else in …

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Beach Benefits

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As beach season spikes in North America—and we shake off winter’s grip in our area of South America—why don’t I make that 5-minute skip down the hill to the beach more often? Good question. After all, it’s farther for me to buy groceries than to enjoy those beach benefits. “The beach is calling, and I …

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The Slow Road to Sainthood

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Yes, I know we evangelicals believe that every born-again believer is a saint, in the positional sense. Through the grace of Jesus Christ, we’ve already been set apart for a holy calling. We’ve arrived. But practically? Rather than any fast-track path, most of us—myself included—still plod along the slow road to sainthood. Back in our …

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