I know that the birth, life, and death of Christ are the most incredible happenings in human history. Oh, what gifts! Therefore, it is never enough just to say how Jesus was born years ago. I have to say why it matters to me now. Continue reading Merry Mission: A Gospel-Sharing Opportunity
I have become aware of the incredible work the organization does around the world–much more, it turns out, than distributing bar soap and a soccer ball at Christmas time. Continue reading Operation Christmas Child: More than Shoeboxes
So where to next? Retirement on the beach somewhere?
“I’d say next is re-fire-ment!” Continue reading Interview with Allen Roth
Within the first several centuries after Christ, there was a thriving church in North Africa. It was the home of influential church fathers like Origen, Tertullian, and Augustine. Today, it’s a completely different story… Continue reading How Will They Hear Unless We Speak Their Language?
Whether you live in an apartment complex, or surrounded by cows and squirrels, we have something in common: neighbors. Continue reading The Gospel Next Door
We are surrounded by the poor. They are everywhere. They are us. Yes, as broken people part of a broken system, we are poor. Until we understand this, we cannot provide others with effective, long-term help. Continue reading Book Review: When Helping Hurts
Brimming with Scripture, personal stories, and good writing, this book is a poetic primer on a concept she names “radically ordinary hospitality.” Continue reading Book Review: The Gospel Comes with a House Key
You can offer one thing to a stranger that no one else can – your friendship. Continue reading Scaling Cultural Walls
Arriving at my parent’s house, there was a banner strung on the front porch with the words “Welcome Back!” with personal notes scribbled around it. I was very thankful it did not read “Welcome Home.” Continue reading A Personal Journey of Returning from the Mission Field
For a vivid account of the refugee crisis, look no further than Kate Kleinsasser. She and her husband, Eric, are two dynamic Christians serving with i58 Greece on the island of Lesvos. Continue reading A Wounded Lion Can Roar Again: Interview with Kate Kleinsasser, Part 3