Busy, or Empty?

In ministry, we sometimes wear our busyness like a badge of honor – comparing how many trips, miles, conferences, speaking engagements, and meetings fill our calendars. The truth is, a busy schedule doesn’t equal a full life, as seen in the miracle of Jesus turning water to wine.

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What’s Next for the Church in Cuba?

What’s Next for the Church in Cuba?

Hurricane Irma devastated the island of Cuba. While relief efforts are ramping up to rebuild, it’s imperative that we listen to the leaders of the Cuban church, our eyes and ears on the ground, to help us understand how we can effectively aid the physical and spiritual recovery of this damaged island. I’m devastated, as […]

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Tracking The Trends: Paganization of The West

While we fully anticipated that the West would grow increasingly paganized, I never expected how hard the rise of the pagan mind would hit the church. Maybe, I just didn’t expect how poorly the church would respond.

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It’s in the little things

Happy International Youth Day! In November I attended a Christian higher education summit in Hong Kong. It was a dynamic meeting with powerful people discussing important and lofty issues at a very high level. During a coffee break, in a circle of 2 or 3 people, I casually mentioned how some of the brightest, passionate and […]

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The New Cuban Crisis

I happened to be in Cuba at the same time as President Obama a few weeks ago and the Rolling Stones showed up last week. These guys just keep following me around! Cuba, with its “slow roll” opening is the new hot destination. In 25 years of traveling to the island I have never seen so many tourists. Inevitably […]

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3 steps to long-term help for low-resource communities

Why dig a well when it would be most helpful to have running water instead? Click To Tweet If you drive through rural communities of El Salvador, and many other countries around the world, you are bound to see what I call a Development Monument. Sadly, however, the projects are no longer being used for […]

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