Tag Archives: Missions

Jesus may love you, but we sure don’t…

I’m sorry. I was eavesdropping on a conversation at Starbucks. Two men were talking behind my back, one much louder than the other. As Loud Man trespassed my sonic space box, I heard him say, “I lit him up!” Tell … Continue reading

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The Myth of “the Average Church”

“Ewww. This is nasty! Try some!” We all have that one friend, don’t we? And if we also have a smidge of morbid curiosity, we’ve joined them in one too many misadventures. It’s kind of funny when we’re visiting an ethnic … Continue reading

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Keeping the Main Thing (on the Silence of the Blog)

According to the experts, strange things happen when we fall in love. We can’t eat, can’t sleep, and sometimes can’t even breathe. And we’re OK with that. Our basic needs surrender to the overwhelming power of desire. Things we used … Continue reading

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Music and Missions

To those who know me, it is no secret that I am passionate about at least two things: music and missions. When I was a freshman in college, the Lord filled my heart with a desire for missions that has … Continue reading

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Does God Care About Ninevite Kids?

So, there was this pastor in Tennessee who was going through his mail on a Monday morning. Preachers always get a lot of ministry junk mail in addition to the normal kind everyone else gets. New curricula, new seminars, new … Continue reading

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And the Newest 12th Man Is…

God Leads Us Along… Sometimes my 5 year old son asks me, “How can you hear God talking to you?” He asks this when we’ve been discussing how the Lord leads us to do his will, such as when Nichole … Continue reading

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The 4th of July and America’s Bible Verse

To my readers in other countries, this post is for all of us, but it has a particularly American flair for reasons that I hope will be made clear. Most Americans probably have no idea what the rest of the … Continue reading

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