September 15, 2016.Reading time 6 minutes.
Privileged to have my friend Greg Surratt of Seacoast church come share with the OneHope staff in chapel. His message was on point for those of us working in ministry. -Rob Vision is important. When I was a young church planter, it was all I had. I didn’t have a team, financial backing, or a […] Read More
December 25, 2015.Reading time 1 minute.
At our staff day of prayer, I was reminded that I am so deeply grateful for God’s overwhelming goodness in every situation.
This year was a roller coaster—mom’s home going, giving away my daughter Natasha in marriage and gaining a son. Unspeakable stories of persecution from the field juxtaposed with rejoicing over more than 100 million kids reached with God’s Word. I can hardly believe all that’s happened in the span of a year! Read More
April 8, 2015.Reading time 6 minutes.
Recent news reports on Russia remind me of days of the Cold War and Soviet domination. People often ask how we “got in” there during the time of the Soviet Empire—when many were being imprisoned for simply owning a copy of God’s Word. My Dad had a vision of Satan’s attack on the children […] Read More
June 19, 2014.Reading time 7 minutes.
Leading up to the 2010 World Cup games, we were surprised when local leaders in Brazil said “no” to organizing World Cup games-focused outreaches, even after it was announced that the 2014 World Cup would be hosted by Brazil! Instead, they began mapping out a strategic ministry plan to put into play not only leading […] Read More
June 13, 2014.Reading time 6 minutes.
Prior to the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, we had the great idea of using the upcoming games as an opportunity for sports-loving countries like Brazil to develop outreaches based around the World Cup. We know this type of program has been effective in other parts of the world, and imagined the same […] Read More