Category: Missions & Cross-Cultural
What is at Stake?
When we returned to America as a family 18 months ago, it came as a surprise. Coming into my role as a missions and local outreach pastor, I did not have a set strategy or preset plan. I had to come with the eyes of a missionary to my “home”. I was a stranger in […]
2018 Top Books Read!
It’s time for the annual list of the top books I have read in 2018. This has become a tradition on Thanksgiving/ Black Friday / Cyber Monday / and whatever they will call Tuesday and Wednesday in the future! Without further ado….here are the top books I’ve read this year. [amazon_link id=”0310519659″ target=”_blank” ]People to […]
Top Books Read in 2017
Below is a list of the top books I have read in 2017. I’d recommend these as gift ideas or for your own personal growth. [amazon_link id=”0801019257″ target=”_blank” ]Growing Young: Six Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church[/amazon_link] [amazon_image id=”0801019257″ link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium” ]Growing Young: Six Essential Strategies to Help Young […]
Stranger in My Own Land
I was in America for the first time in forever on Memorial Day. This is a day where we remember the sacrifice of many who fought for the freedom of America. Drive down any street and you will see flags waving on houses with patriotism abounding. I found myself in the heartland of America this […]
Loving the Stranger
While rounding a corner on a run in the United States the other day, I came across a Muslim women clad in a headdress and robes. I could see her cower off the sidewalk a bit as this white, American man came plodding her way in middle America. You could sense her apprehension and read […]