Resolved for the New Year

Have you made a New Year’s resolution? Have you failed at your New Year’s resolution already? At the beginning of every year, millions of people all across the world find themselves somewhere between hopeful optimism and pessimistic uncertainty concerning the outlook for the new year. I personally have looked forward to January 1st as the […]

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Alcohol: It’s about the Mission not Morality

REPOST(TOP 10 POST OF YEAR) #1 most viewed read post of the The use of alcohol among conservative Evangelicals has been in the news lately. Famous pastor confessed to abusing it as way of handling stress. Missiologist, Ed Stetzer, has observed that this new openness might come with an increase in similar issues.  (Click Link) […]

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Race and the Great Commission

“I’m a Christian and I think white Christians don’t care about my black life.” This was a raw but honest thought that weighed heavily on my mind this Summer of 2016. National news and social media were flooded with pictures, videos, hate filled tweets, and Scriptures addressing racial tensions in America, that were highlighted by […]

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Ethnocentrism and God’s kingdom

I recently listened to a podcast that highlighted the ethnic tension that has increasingly been at the fore of our pluralistic culture in America. It specifically looked at how the growing population of Somali refugees in St. Cloud, Minnesota has unsettled many of its local citizens. Some of their concerns regarding this influx of refugees […]

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God isn’t looking for people of great faith, but for individuals ready to follow him. Hudson Taylor Hudson Taylor was the founder of the China Inland Mission. He is one of the most influential missionaries. His story can be read in many places, one of the most widely read text is a book about his […]

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Your place is here|Your time is now

We are living through a very difficult time in our country. Friendships are being strained. Children are being exposed to embarrassing information. Hostility is oozing (maybe even spewing) from every pore and crack in society. Old wounds are ripped open and old enemies seem to be mounting again. It is frustrating. It is frightening. It […]

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“Had I cared for the comments of people, I should never have been a missionary” C.T. Studd C.T. Studd served as a missionary in China and Africa. He was a leading figure in the Student Volunteer Movement. Read another Musing and Meditation from C.T. Studd here There is an American Dream. The details may be […]

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Mirages on the Mission Field

I truly believe that people give themselves to trust in whatever they believe will give them life. In a previous post, I discussed inordinate loves and the missionary. If our loves are misdirected then we misplace our hope. On the mission field, there are many mirages, or illusions that promise life but end up leaving […]

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Sign on the Wall: Thousands have never heard because no Christians have gone. C.T. Studd: “God, Why have no Christians gone?” GOD: “Why don’t you go?” C.T. Studd: The Dr’s won’t permit me GOD: “AM I not the Great Physician? Can I not take you through? Can I not keep you there? What is keeping […]

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