In reality, no one needs a Christmas tree, decorations, lights, presents, and eggnog. In fact, we would do well to scale down on our “need” for these things and remember why the 25th of December is even highlighted on the calendar: to celebrate the beginning of a shift in history, the birth of Christ. History shifted for me personally when the Christmas story became my story –and my life changed.
What mattered this year is if I honestly represented my Lord and His Mission as I went about my days, if I reached out with mercy and grace, even when I’ve not been offered that same courtesy.
It's been a year of everything from great highs to some pretty deep lows, but God has brought us through. We've seen everything from new church plants to torn tents - but here we are! Please click on the YouTube link below for a video update and teaser of a new nation that may be… Continue reading A Year of Breakthroughs
After a few seasons, there will be acres and acres of beautiful harvest - but it began with one, just one simple Seed.
It’s almost here! Christmas! As a child, I was definitely the sneakiest child in our family. I was incurably curious. Always asking, always looking, peeking, and doing my level best to figure out what was in the boxes under the Christmas tree. One year in particular, my inquiring ventures landed me in a bit of trouble. I had… Continue reading Working With Tape and Wrapping Paper
Why is it that we are so easy to reject correction or warning? Why are we so sure that our own ways are the best?
Please keep Malawi, which, has been listed as the poorest nation in the world in 2016, in your hearts and prayers.
We’ve often quoted Mark 10:14 where Jesus says, “…Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of God.” But have we really understood what it means to come as a child?