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
Desaguadero, Peru lies about 12,500 ft elevation and is just off of Lake Titicaca. We worked through the week teaching on prayer, an overview of the New Testament and the character of a pastor. Click on the title to see the pics below.
Costa Rica es muy hermosa (very beautiful)! There are a lot of national parks like La Paz. I have been blessed to be able to go to some of them. My favorite was the volcano crater. It was big. La Paz was beautiful too. And Ellie held a toucan. … Continue reading Costa Rica by Ethan
"Wow, I could never do what you are doing! You are giving up everything to go serve people you do not even know." "You are the most selfless and radical people we know." "You are my heroes." For many missionaries these kinds of comments are often heard when talking with well-meaning, encouraging ministry partners, friends … Continue reading Are missionaries self-centered?
Editor's note: In the opening of the video you may hear me say 2015 instead of 2016 :). First floor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qY4tgIKijfo&feature=youtu.be Second Floor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZlqZEj-87c&feature=youtu.be
Below is an overview what, To Every Tribe staff member, Matt Taylor and I taught the missionary trainees at To Every Tribe a few weeks ago. It was a really enjoyable week and I am so thankful for the ministry of To Every Tribe. My favorite part about teaching these classes is getting the missionary … Continue reading Overview of Teaching Genesis and Exodus
Most people I know HATE running and, frankly, I don't blame them. In fact, in a recent conversation with a good friend who is an avid runner, he told one of my sons that the only part of running he likes is the finish line. Running is hard, tiring, and most of the time not all … Continue reading Reflections on running and the Christian life
The McKenzie Family: Josh and Brita McKenzie received their theological and missional training from To Every Tribe in 2015. Prior to this, Josh was an engineer with a highway construction company for 12 years in Montana. Brita works in the home caring for the family and homeschooling their children. They have four children: Daniel (’02), Clara … Continue reading Meet Our Team