“Behind the Blogger” Nomination

As the title says, I have been nominated for the "Behind the Blogger Book Tag." Thanks to the nominee, the author of Faith on the Farm. I truly appreciate it! Pingback to the creator, Ellyn @ Allonsythornraxx As the title says, I have been nominated for the "Behind the Blogger Book Tag." Thanks to the nominee, …

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The Ultimate Insult

Today I was reminded of a very humorous story. Now, living in Africa, I have many of these stories, but this is one of my favorites. On a hot, mid-October afternoon, my family and I were taking a boat tour of Murchison falls. In order to reach the falls, we had to take the boat …

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Jokes Aside

I am a jokester, plain and simple. I love a good laugh, especially from a funny, well-placed joke. However, sometimes I joke so hard it becomes difficult for people to know exactly when I am kidding and when I am not. Is it even possible to be joking so much but then begin talking about …

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A Collab with Ariana Evans

Hello again! Welcome back to another episode of "Elisha-Weirdo in Uganda". This week, I did an interview with a friend of mine, Ariana Evans. She takes my Writing Class, and she also helped to design my blog! Needless to say, I owe her a lot. Regardless, we decided to ask and answer 10 questions about …

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Gluten-The Silent Epidemic Overtaking America

  The United States has been infected. A disease grows under our very noses, and the only people to realize it are already infected. The disease is known as gluten and is a major concern in the United States, where depression runs rampant and obesity has all but vanished. Despite the growing protests of gluten …

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American Dating: Relationship Without a Purpose

Many American teenagers frequently date before the age of 15. (Child Trends, 2015) By the age of 20, some people may have dated up to 30 different people. American teens date too early and too often. God created dating for use inside the context of marriage. Should dating not be used for its proper purpose? If early dating …

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Abortion: Abomination or Lawful?

       My good friend and mentor, Jones Bakimi, once told a story during church. He had just arrived from his trip in the USA, and had had an interesting debate with a woman atheist. She was a firm believer in Abortion, and had a few words to say to him on that matter. …

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Predestination: The Love, Goodness, and Power of God

  Recently I have been learning about predestination. Through the book I have been reading, I have learned the views of many different Christian leaders: John Westley, John Calvin, Martin Luther, C.S Lewis, Billy Graham, and John Piper. Throughout all of these views, opinions, and beliefs, one question continues to surface in my head: What …

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Racism

Recently, there has been a lot of racial uprising in the United States. As an MK, and one who lives with Africans, i have a much different view on this than most people. However, if you don't like what i believe, then feel free to tell me. I am open to all comments.  My stance …

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Who am I? What am I here for?

Who am I? What am I here on this earth for? What am I? These are all crazy questions to ask oneself. Well, I will try my best to answer those. To start, my name is Elisha McFarland. I am 16 years old, 6'0, and live in Uganda. I have been an MK in Uganda since …

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