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

The Value of Reading Scripture in Another Language

Without a doubt this year in language school has been the hardest year of our lives. However, we have seen the Lord show his faithfulness and kindness in a multitude of ways. Perhaps one of the most unexpected benefits of learning a second language has been the benefits of reading the Bible in that language, … Continue reading The Value of Reading Scripture in Another Language

Why we accept every invitation we get…and perhaps you should too

In our day many of us live with calendars full to the brim and our lives have very little time for anything outside our regularly scheduled daily or weekly activities (which are often very fine activities). Over the years our family certainly fit this category although we have always been very selective in how we … Continue reading Why we accept every invitation we get…and perhaps you should too

Trust the Process – The KC Royals, Spanish and Sanctification

Ten years ago the Kansas City Royals made a move that would radically change the organization from that time forward - they hired a new General Manager by the name of Dayton Moore. At that point the Royals were beyond sad when it comes to Major League Baseball teams. In fact, they had lost at … Continue reading Trust the Process – The KC Royals, Spanish and Sanctification

Danger Zone: Competition in Kingdom Advance

One of the things I love about watching the Kansas City Royals this year is their competitive edge. They never give up; they never quit and when the other team thinks they have them down the Royals just keep coming until they find a way to win. So much of our culture in the US … Continue reading Danger Zone: Competition in Kingdom Advance