Is It Safe? (re-publish)

June 07, 2016 | President's Slice

I have put a lot of personal time into a project in (unnamed country) since its inception, and it’s been quite interesting to hear the reaction to folks regarding this needy place.

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What Did We Sign Up For?

What Did We Sign Up For?

January 17, 2013 | President's Slice

Why do bad things happen to the staff of NICS/Oasis? President Joe Hale considers the painful parts of the ministry and whether or not he and others signed up for it.

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Time Out

Time Out

June 01, 2011 | President's Slice

I’m a big fan of the University of Memphis Tigers basketball team and have been since my junior high days.

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Faith or Foolishness?

May 14, 2010 | President's Slice

Recently I asked the director of one of our newer schools to tell me what the school really needs to take its “next step” and move… 

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What is a Missionary?

June 18, 2009 | President's Slice

It seems like such a simple question.  I was visiting a church not long ago, and from the pulpit came these words:  “God has called every one of us to be missionaries.”

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Defining our Oasis

Defining our Oasis

June 06, 2012 | President's Slice

Several years ago, NICS was challenged to re-think our philosophical approach in certain countries.

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“All In” Living

“All In” Living

December 14, 2010 | President's Slice

I’ll go ahead and confess: I like country music—a lot of it anyway. Yes, I know…

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Suffering Allergies?

December 11, 2008 | President's Slice

She was walking to teach an English class…another day of serving the people of (unnamed country)…just two blocks from our school. 
 

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President’s Pen Edition 1

January 01, 2004 | President's Slice

Welcome to our first online community magazine experience.  We are thrilled to start the new year by introducing the first edition. 

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