Tag Archives: gospel

10 Things I Loved About Urbana 2012

January 9, 2013


Urbana Wristband

My second Urbana experience reminds me of Jesus’ words that are recorded in John 5:17 that “my Father is always at his work to this very day” (NIV).  Here are ten things that I loved about Urbana 2012 that took place at the America’s Center Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri, between Christmas and […]

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Three Types of Missionary Fulfillment

December 11, 2012


FULFILLMENT can be found

The idea of fulfillment is overlooked and under-used.  Deep down most people want to be fulfilled but popular opinion suggests that finding fulfillment is unattainable. This is true in the Christian world too.  Even missionaries have told me that they don’t see fulfillment on the horizon for themselves.  That’s pretty sad.  A world where we […]

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Missionaries: The Last Frontier of World Missions?

July 11, 2012


Shuttle launch

When I tell people that missionaries are my unreached people group they just stare at me.  Which proves my point that missionaries may be the last frontier of world missions. Plenty of unreached people groups exist all over the world.  It takes a lot of effort to reach them, and by God’s grace we will […]

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3 Motivations for Giving

January 10, 2012


What are your motivations for giving?  Why do you give?  I’d like to suggest that there are only three motivations: we give to please ourselves we give to please someone else we give to please God I am going to limit this discussion to giving in the sense of giving toward the gospel of Jesus […]

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The Brave and Broken Missionary Heart – Overview

October 7, 2011


Missionaries and church planters face life-altering battles every day.  The daily decisions related to money, biblical faithfulness, family stresses, cultural faux pas, and life and death place the missionary heart in vulnerable positions.  Sometimes good decisions are made while other times the heart proves to be deceptive. What are the factors that encourage a missionary […]

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