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 […]
Grace When You Disagree
It seems there are more opportunities for division and disagreement right now than ever. Many world events have caused Christians to take opposite sides on issues. The recent election in the USA The worldwide issues with refugees and immigrants A global fear of the foreigner. There are those embracing terms like evangelical and inclusive, while […]
Power Money Gives Us
Last month at A Life Overseas, we discussed the dangerous stories we can tell in order to raise funds. This requires further consideration if we provide funds, pay national workers, or are just generous in any way. While the debate on this one is hot and heavy, I doubt we can make absolute statements. “Always […]
The Missing Link
You’ve heard of the missing link? Maybe he or she is looking back at you in the mirror! It has been my experience that we often have a missing link or disconnect in our Christian lives. I see this disconnect in discipleship where people are passionate for one cause and blind on a very similar […]