Today in Pictures: August 17, 2016

Getting ready for a Hope Now movie night on Friday.
We found a big supermarket with lots of junk food for the movie night.
The store employees helped carry it to our Tuk-tuk.
These vehicles hold a lot of goodies.
Along the way we met up with a deportee who runs his own Tuk-tuk business. BMW on the back.
Lunch on a hot platter.
Chantha working hard, preparing for the movie night, in the new Starbucks.
Today is some kind of holiday. Buddhists are burning fake money (notice the Benjamin Franklin going in the flames), and signs that say “Range Rover” or “Mercedes”. I guess in hope of getting one in their next life. Very hopeless. Notice the little girl behind the glass case, learning from her mom.
Cars get close to us on the road in the heavy traffic.
Maybe they had one of these machines to build the Great Pyramid? I couldn’t get the shot, but there were a couple of guys in hammocks underneath the massive stones, in the shade, taking a break.
This guy has two spares tires in case of emergency.
Not sure if this Coca-cola product has made it to the States. It is an “energy” drink, uh-huh.
Rows and rows of motos for sale.
Trees are blooming. Beauty in the midst of chaos. 
T-shirts blowin’ in the wind today. What’s that? A Los Angeles hat in the lower right?
Colorful fruit stand.
You can get anything you want, at Alice’s restaurant. It’s a niche market.

Author: pastor roger

Pastor Roger is retired Executive Director of Hope Now For Youth. Hope Now is a Christian rescue organization. The ministry helps young gang members get out of the gang life and into a job. He is a licensed pastor in Hope Now Bible Church where he preaches on various Sundays throughout the year and leads an adult Bible study during the week. He serves on the Board of Directors and assists the new executive director as the organization’s Director of Communications and Director of Cambodia Ministries. He graduated with High Honors from Moody Bible Institute with a Bachelors degree in Biblical Studies. He attended Riverside Community College, Biola College (University), and he received his certificate in Strategic Planning and Management in Retailing from Babson College. Roger was a member of the U.S. Coast Guard in the early 70s. In 1980 he began a 24-year career with Berean Christian Stores (now Lifeway Christian Stores). In 2000 he became president of the company and served in that position for four years. He became Executive Director and CEO of Hope Now For Youth in 2004 and retired from that position in 2018. He has traveled to Antarctica, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Canada, New Zealand, South Pacific Islands, Cambodia, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Jordan and Israel. In 1975 he married Carol and has two married daughters and eight grandchildren (Six grandsons and two granddaughters). He believes in the U.S. Constitution and supports all efforts to defend it. Roger enjoys learning how to be a better writer, coffee (not tea) reading, playing golf, watching (soon to be World Champions Dodgers) baseball, and hanging out with his grandkids.

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