Ministry Update, November 2022

Greetings! Some missionary newsletters might start with “Greetings from the other side of the world.” I was thinking of starting this one with, “Greetings from the other side of … ,” but  I wasn’t sure quite what to enter in the blank. I have definitely come through what seems...

Ministry Progress, April 2022

It’s happening — at last! Step by step, this past year or two, I've been building toward an equipping ministry for pastors. Now it's moving into its next phase, and I’m excited to see it coming to fruition. It's still not easy — see the prayer requests below — but...

Find Your Authentic Self, or Find an Authentic View of God?

Everyone’s in a rush to find their “authentic self.” We’re going about it the wrong way, though. We find our true selves by giving up false gods and finding the true God. We’ve missed his reality, however.  Even Christians have, in my view. That’s why I say in this...

2021 in Review: God Shows Up in Spite of All

I’m writing this during the winter storm of February 3, 2022. So far it’s turning out less disruptive than what we’d prepped for, when earlier forecasts had said we could get nearly half an inch of freezing rain. That would have caused power outages everywhere. Another disruption would almost...