Engaging a Stranger

Min-1 blogWe encounter strangers in our day-to-day lives. A stranger is, by definition, a person we don’t know and who doesn’t know us. We might wonder how we can effectively share God’s love and truth with someone we know nothing about. We might assume that our lack of knowledge about another person prevents us from authentic ministry. But that’s simply not true.

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Listen to the edges

listening to the edgesThere are times when we know exactly what we’re doing and where we’re going. We awaken in the morning to a world that makes sense. It’s comfortable. Easy, in a way. We hum. Continue reading

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News Flash!

In the Land of Blue Burqas is now available in German!

BlueBurqas GermanThe edition was published by: frontiers überwindet Grenzen and can be purchased directly from Frontiers Germany: http://www.frontiers.de/

My heartfelt thanks go to special friends in Germany for bringing this book to print in the German language.

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stonesMy small group was shocked. They argued against my confession. “If you really believe Jesus could heal your friend, why wouldn’t you break a hole in the roof and lower him down!?!” Continue reading

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In defense of golden calves

golden calvesI would like to offer a defense of golden calves. It’s not that I think we should make them, it’s that I know we do. We find ourselves in some emotionally, physically, or spiritually barren wilderness. Our guide has abandoned us and we are alone. We don’t know whether to go to the right or the left, or just to sit still. Continue reading

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