I had the opportunity the other day to share about Isa. 49:6 and missions. Podcast is HERE.
The past few weeks have been witness to the loss of some giants of the faith in my life. We lost another one recently. I don’t know exactly when, but I just heard yesterday that one of my true heroes, Dwight Palmquist, passed away from brain cancer. He died in the Philippines, the country heContinue reading “The loss of heroes in the time of coronavirus”
Part of a hidden belief (or sometimes not so hidden) in American Christianity is that somehow coming to Christ will help some situation get easier. Or better. Or the bad situation will at some point go away. What if the circumstances don’t change?
I wish I knew how to format this across all the social media formats so it would like those crazy “click bait” stories that say something like… “What he saw when he opened the door shocked him…” Something like that.
Christ has come. He is God with us. No matter what part of the world, no matter the political mood, no matter the condition of the country, he is God with us.
Scattered thoughts as I get into my last day in Ethiopia and then catch a plane for home: — I could eat Ethiopian food every day. — I love teaching in this culture. There is an eagerness to learn and an attention to the value of education I don’t always get to see in myContinue reading “Final thoughts from Ethiopia”
Seeing the fruit of ministry in a place like this, and praying for the multiplication of ministry beyond these two weeks, I have deep gratitude.
There are so many opportunities to be “anxious.” But these are not days to worry.
I need to brag on my church. This week has been significant for us and I am so deeply thankful. There is also a moment where there is a sense of celebration, and this moment being a time when we can celebrate and get ready for some BIG things ahead. I reflect on this weekContinue reading “Significant ministry moments”