Success in Missions: Longevity is not Necessarily Success

I vividly remember one particular discussion in an Introduction to Church Planing class while in seminary. We were talking about a statistic that showed the average life of house churches was 18 months. During the discussion I raised my hand and asked why house churches were not more successful. The response of the professor has … Continue reading Success in Missions: Longevity is not Necessarily Success

A letter to an aspiring missionary – Be a good church member

Dear Aspiring Missionary, Over the last 4.5 years that I have been involved in missions (2 years on staff at a missionary training school and 2 on the field) I have seen many people with the same ambition as yourself - to be a cross-cultural missionary. These men and women have pursed training and sought … Continue reading A letter to an aspiring missionary – Be a good church member

My Prayer for Pastors

 "And Jesus went throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction. When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.  Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the … Continue reading My Prayer for Pastors