Tag Archives: personal development

Thanksgiving Reflection: A Late Bloomer AKA Flowering at the Right Time

November 26, 2013


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With Thanksgiving upon us, I’m reflecting on the Year 2013. I read through Paul’s words in 2 Corinthians 6:3-10 this morning, and my words are inspired by his words, whose words were inspired by God. And so my words are a reflection of God’s own words – he speaking over me, about me, and I […]

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Missionary Expectations: Expect Transformation

September 30, 2013


expect to be transformed

In missions, not too much is certain. You don’t know what God is going to do in your ministry. Your sense of call may change. Your team or location may be different within a year or two. You might be expecting to go for five or more years but in the end you may not […]

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Calling All Christians for One Christian Calling: Siblings for Christ

April 18, 2013


telephone, AT & T

Christians talk about hearing the call of God on their lives. There is the missionary call, the call to ministry, a call to stay at home, a call to a profession. The longer I live and the more I read Scripture the clearer it is to me that God gives every Christian one call – […]

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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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