You have a dream. There’s something you want to accomplish for Christ. You are gifted to do it. Godly leaders have recognized God is calling you to do it. You are sent out by your local church. That’s great! More … Continue reading How to Pursue Making the Most of Your Life for the Glory of God, part 2
This is a very sad story that might keep you up at night but it is the region of the world where many of our church members come from. Stories like this renew my passion for what we are trying to do and cause me to cry out that God will raise up many deep, biblical, godly Congolese from our church who we can send back to their homes to plant true disciple-making churches that can impact an entire nation. Continue reading The World’s Worst War
I am driving out of the mall last Friday night, actually I am not driving, I am stopped, parked and waiting for the person in front of me to drive out of the mall. We are at a boom, they call them I think, where you put the ticket in or have someone put the ticket in for you, (that is actually a job here believe it or not, someone stands by the machine all day and takes tickets from people and puts them in the machine), and then the boom goes up and you are able to leave. Only … Continue reading Crash: Three South African Stories
We are really looking forward to hosting a Together for Adoption conference here in South Africa. Sometimes though when we talk about this conference people seem to think it is only for people who are about to adopt or who are in a place where they are able to adopt. What we hope to express is that the conference is really about something even bigger than that. I recently read this explanation over at Together for Adoption’s web-site that I think gives great insight into part of our motivation behind this conference. “Adoption’s recovery would enable us to express the … Continue reading More than you might think…
We are so excited to be planning and hosting a Together for Adoption conference here in South Africa this coming March. Here’s a video that gives a taste of what this conference will be about! Will you pray along with us that God will spark a greater appreciation of the doctrine of adoption here in South Africa and a greater passion for showing the love of God through adoption? You can learn more about the conference here in South Africa by going to Together for Adoption South Africa. Continue reading Together for Adoption South Africa!
Some people speak like the most important thing you could ever leave your children are things. If they don’t speak like that, they act like it. It is almost as if their greatest fear is not being able to provide much for their children financially, and if that is not their greatest fear, it is at least a wonderful excuse. I would do this for Christ but…I need to provide for my children and by provide they mean a new SUV, an expensive education, and all of that kind of stuff. But back in the real world, it’s obvious those … Continue reading What Inheritance are You Leaving Your Children?
Thirty nine years ago today my mother in law was given a choice by her doctor: it is either you or your baby. She told the doctor, please save my baby and wow, I am so thankful she did. Continue reading A great choice