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In Missions, Mercy Turns Uncertainty into Opportunity

March 29, 2011

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The Church of Jesus Christ has an opportunity to be God’s sickle in Japan.  In God’s economy, disaster frequently precedes blessing.  Who knows what God is doing in Japan but God himself?  Did he simply allow the earthquake, tsunami, and devastating aftereffects or did he orchestrate the events to reveal his hand of mercy to […]

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Dealing with Natural Disasters: 8 Steps Your Church Can Take

March 11, 2011

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The earthquake in Japan and resulting tsunamis remind us that the Earth is groaning.  What is God’s perspective on natural disasters?  I need to leave that theology for another time so that I can provide these needed resources tonight. If you are a church or individual with missionaries or loved ones overseas in the midst […]

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Seven Safety Measures for Missionaries in These Days of Uprisings

January 30, 2011

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I’ve spent much of the weekend in front of the television and online watching the uprising in Egypt unfold.  I am grateful that these turbulent times did not occur when my family and I lived in Egypt.  Many times I reflected over the city of Cairo and prayed for God’s Spirit to be poured out […]

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