Missions

Why I Do Mission Work — And Why I Hope
You Will Join Me

First of all, it needs to be said up front that it doesn’t feel like work to me. As a matter of fact, serving and sharing the love of God in our community and around the globe makes me feel as full of life as anything I have ever done, but that is not the…

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You Asked for It: The Bible

“Is the Bible inerrant? And what does this mean to us as Christians as we interact with the world?” What a great question! If we are disciples of Jesus Christ and we believe that we are to live our lives by the word of God, then it is important to understand how we are to…

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You Asked For It: The Great I Am

Why is Jesus Called “The Great I Am?” That’s a good question with an answer that is important to the understanding of who God truly is, and how the Christian faith understands who He is throughout the New and Old Testament. Although there is not space here to do an exhaustive study of “The Great…

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Pray for the Middle East

Wars. Rumors of war. Fighting, killing, and carpet bombing. These are just a few of the images and thoughts that come to most of our minds when we think about the Middle East. We are inundated with images of terror, radicalism, and chaos–yet, after spending almost two weeks in Egypt, I can say that the…

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Praise God, the Crates Were Full!

During the past two weeks, you, Church, have brought medicine and food to help those requiring emergency relief in Venezuela. Not just some donations–4,450 pounds of donations! On the past two Sundays, you have given your time to sort and pack these donations for those who desperately need them. We had middle school boys carrying boxes to…

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Romania 2018

And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13 Recently, I had the overwhelming joy of traveling with our student ministries to Romania. The team consisted of 11 senior girls, as well as four chaperones. When Jono approached me about going on this trip, I was…

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It’s Hard to Believe What God is Doing in South Asia

I was blessed to have the opportunity to travel to South Asia twice this year to share in ministry with one of our strategic ministry partners, Hope for Today. What a joy it was to walk and work alongside some amazing Christian leaders doing more ministry with fewer resources than I could even imagine if…

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I Don’t Want to Hear About It

I have just about quit watching the local or national news, or even trying to keep up with all the negative news stories that come in on my news apps on a daily basis. I am so tired of hearing so many sad, heartbreaking, and tragic stories that it often leads me to say, “I…

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