August 21, 2014.Reading time 7 minutes.
I speak with a first-time lead pastor almost every week. And one question that consistently comes up in those conversations is this: How do I develop an engaging missions program at the church? Many people who come into their new role as a lead pastor are hesitant to change too much about the way the […] Read More
March 30, 2014.Reading time 5 minutes.
The key word for OneHope this year is execution. I’ve been praying and thinking a lot about what successful execution looks like in the context of the plans and efforts slated for our upcoming ministry year. This unattributed but often-quoted maxim sprang to my mind: “A mediocre strategy well executed is better than a great strategy […] Read More
July 6, 2013.Reading time 6 minutes.
The Arab Spring quickly became the winter of discontent for most of the Middle East as Arab strongmen were toppled and in many cases replaced by fundamentalists. Nowhere has this been more true than in Egypt, where just this week, the military that had controlled the nation for decades under Sadat and Mubarak, retook power […] Read More