Change, Destiny, Ministry, Misfit, Missionary, Missions

One of Those

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?

Covid19, Excuses, Feeding, Kingdom, Misfit, Missionary, Missions, Perspective

Still Waiting

If we excuse ourselves from serving because the need is greater than our capacity, our excuse is a poor one. While we might not be able to do everything, we can do something.

Healing, Misfit, Missionary, Missions, Perspective

When Sparrows Fly

Just yesterday after Jack Sparrow made his swift exit, I went out the front door to see if I could catch another glimpse of him. Maybe he would stay around the house?

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Choices, Church planting, Covid19, Dream, Dreams, Faith, Misfit, Missionary, Missions, Test

It Felt Like…Losing The Dream

One of the most important things a dream does is not for us, but what it can do for others. God never puts a dream in our hearts that won't spill out and reach others with His love. When the dream God puts in you resurrects another's dream that has died, you have passed the test.

Covid19, Destiny, Markets, Missions, Perspective, Purpose

Say That Five Times, I Dare You!

We’re in a special time here in Bujumbura, Burundi (say Bujumbura fast five times, I dare you). It feels like we are in the middle of a city-wide revival in spite of the Covid crisis, in spite of intense poverty and in spite of political uncertainty. Our nation has passed through generations of ethnic strife… Continue reading Say That Five Times, I Dare You!

Church planting, Courage, Covid19, Destiny, Endurance, Faith, God's call, Goodbye, Missionary, Missions

Taking on the Giants

I’d rather not suffer. Who, in their right mind, would prefer living in the dark places of life over the good times? I much prefer times of dancing and celebration. Six months ago, just before Covid lockdown, were able to go Stateside and take part in our son’s wedding festivities. Those days were full of… Continue reading Taking on the Giants

Choices, Destiny, God's call, Missionary, Missions, Offense, Rejection

Balancing Accounts

Early in life as I tried to find my way, I decided to apply for a job as a bank teller. I'm not quite sure what possessed me to think that I would do well as a bank teller. You see, when I was in 5th grade, I had to take extra math classes over the summer break to pass into 6th grade. Nevertheless, I bravely took the plunge and passed the entrance exam and became an official bank teller.