Bringing Clarity to 21st Century Missions

bringing clarity to the 21st century

“When everything is mission, nothing is mission.” This Stephen Neill quote elicited a positive wave of wows, yesses, and amens from a ballroom full of ministry partners as I delivered our State of the Ministry address. It resonated with the room full of partners, pastors, missionaries, staff and friends because we can all see that […]

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Unlikely but undaunted: Sylvia Walker, pioneer woman

An incredible woman of God has gone home to be with her Lord. Today is the memorial service for Sylvia Walker (1/5/41-5/4/18) and as I think back on Sylvia’s life and ministry, I realize how much one committed, passionate person was able to accomplish in a lifetime for God’s Kingdom in her time here on […]

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When God Turns Pain into Gain

Without loss there is no gain. Without suffering there is no joy. Click To Tweet I was humbled by the opportunity to meet Steve Saint (son of Nate Saint) as well as Mincaye—one of the tribe members who killed Nate Saint, Jim Elliot and the other missionaries to Ecuador. As the three of us met […]

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Words from mom

It’s been a year since mom went to her heavenly home. Beyond the incredible legacy and memories she left, I’ve been so thankful for her words. Some are private and precious, others—like her book—were meant to publicly minister to many.  Mom never withheld her words—she spoke life and truth every chance she had. I am […]

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What we CAN do for Modern-Day Refugees

The daily news cycle drives us face to face with the plight of millions of refugees seeking to escape conflict in Iraq and Syria. These realities hit home for me since I grew up with my missionary parents in the Middle East. We experienced firsthand the ravages of war, being evacuated several times and finally […]

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The LeBron James School of Leadership

I love my dad! He can turn anything into a sermon. Take a look at what Dad wrote in the comments section of a popular LeBron meme on my brother’s Facebook page. ~Rob Basketball is a team sport. It requires a complete organization. LeBron James wants to be General Manager, coach and star player. He thinks he knows […]

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