In previous years, I have had a perspective about respecting authority which may not have been Biblical. My perspective was, that to “respect authority” all I needed to do was not break the laws. At least not break significant ones! I feel strongly that God’s law comes first and ma
On February 9, 2010 Steve Hyde was awarded the medal of the Royal Order of Sahametrei for distinguished services to the King and the people of Cambodia. He was given the rank of “Officer” or “Sena” in Cambodian. Steve has been working in Cambodia since 1994.
One of the rarest phrases I have heard in Cambodia is “Thank you”. I have literally provided millions of dollars of assistance to Cambodians over the last fifteen years. I can count the number of times that I have been told thank you. On December 25, 2009 the Governor of Banteay Mea
What makes a superhero? Of course, in our fantasy world, the most important thing is the fancy costume, huge muscles and tights. But all superheroes have characteristics which make them amazingly above the rest, almost super-human. Here at Words of Life Ministries we have two superhe
In Cambodia, most people (some 80%) are rice farmers. Rice farming, in Cambodia, is very labor intensive, and requires cows for plowing the fields. If a family does not own their own cows for plowing a field, they have to rent them from another family. The rental cost is usually
We were in an exclusive zone next to the Thai border were access was limited. What shocked me further was that most of the people, hundreds of them, that were just hanging around were children. Their parents were off trying to find work and the kids have no choice to just wait, ofte