If You Can’t Serve God and Money, Why Do You Ask for Money to Serve God?

“I checked out your suggested page. Noticed you wanted some funds for the study. Thanks but no thanks. You should consider doing ministry as a ministry, instead of as a profession.”

First World … Formation

Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial that has come upon you, as though something strange were happening to you… (1 Peter 4:12) Sometimes, if they seem open to the idea, I suggest to people that God doesn’t ask us to go through the sorts of things He wasn’t (isn’t?) willing to go through Himself. He became a human being for that very purpose. And HeContinue reading “First World … Formation”

Forgive me

How is it that Christians are still so divided along color lines that in almost half a century, a missionary kid like me never heard of the actual “Father of Modern Missions”? Or if I did, it was never in those terms, and I don’t remember it?

Isaiah 54.2

Some things about me you may already know, and if you don’t, you should: For the entire six years of our marriage thus far, Paul and I have lived in a 650 square foot house. It is, according to some people, “adorable,” and truly, we have made a good life for ourselves in it. PaulContinue reading “Isaiah 54.2”

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