Reckless Abandon – But Not the Way You Think

Ed McCully of the "Ecuador Five" once wrote in a letter to his good friend and missionary teammate, Jim Elliot, that he had resolved to live his life in "reckless abandon" for Christ. Since their fateful day on that Ecuadorian beachhead this phrase has served as both a a rallying cry and a way of … Continue reading Reckless Abandon – But Not the Way You Think

Pictures of from our final trip to Northern Mexico

Two years ago I would have never imagined that I would have privilege of playing a role in planting a church in Northern Mexico. I would have never imagined the close relationships that my family and I would build with both believers and non-believers across the border. Therefore, it was bittersweet to say goodbye to … Continue reading Pictures of from our final trip to Northern Mexico

One last time – thoughts on going on my final trip to Northern Mexico

It seems like just yesterday I was preparing to go on my first trip into Northern Mexico leading a church planting team from the Center for Pioneer Church Planting. Some things have certainly changed during these two years - familiarity with the people and culture, we are based in a different village than where we … Continue reading One last time – thoughts on going on my final trip to Northern Mexico

Forbidden by the Spirit? Prayer requests for this week in N. Mexico

The Lord's ways are often mysterious to us and this is no different when it comes to mission. Think about this: Paul and his missionary team had every intention to go to Asia but were "forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia. And when they came up to Mysia, they attempted … Continue reading Forbidden by the Spirit? Prayer requests for this week in N. Mexico

Pics and Upcoming Dental Clinic Prayer Requests

Tomorrow I (Trevor) will be leading a team of newly trained missionary "dentists" to Village CO where we will host a dental clinic for the community on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. We will hold it in the church building of our church plant in that village. Please pray that: We have good gospel discussions with … Continue reading Pics and Upcoming Dental Clinic Prayer Requests

Jesus is Not About Saving Countries – Erase Your Borders

What if God's plan to save the nations was not focused on countries as we see them on the map? What if one of the most deceiving statistics in missions was regarding percentages of "evangelical" or "reached" people in a COUNTRY? I recently came across a shocking statistic when interacting a leading missiologist - in the … Continue reading Jesus is Not About Saving Countries – Erase Your Borders

97 Years Old and Ready for Baptism, A Great Open Door, Plus photos from our latest trip in N Mexico

Waiting...Waiting...Waiting... Waiting is a normal part of ministry in Mexico (and many other cultures as I understand). We could be waiting for people to show up to church or a Bible study that was scheduled to start 45 minutes ago - I used to get nervous that no one was going to come but have … Continue reading 97 Years Old and Ready for Baptism, A Great Open Door, Plus photos from our latest trip in N Mexico