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We are headed to Pine Valley, CA for the 3rd Life Impact Staff Conference! We started LI in 2003 in our Oasis in Sunriver, OR. Our goal was to strengthen missionaries for the work God called them to. The needs … Continue reading
My colleague and I parked our car just outside the village and walked to the Romanian Orthodox Church to meet the Priest. These were the days in the ’80’s when the communists were holding power and soon to lose it. … Continue reading
This is a followup article on the statistics about Pastors. I agree with Ed Stetzer, we need to be accurate with our statistics — so what are the new surveys about Pastor attrition? Maybe you have one? Hey, an accurate … Continue reading
Oh, Oh. Am I guilty of passing on wrong statistics about the attrition of USA Evangelical Pastors? The stats I’ve quoted are quite high, but are they correct?
This week in America we are celebrating the Thanksgiving Holiday. Yet every day should be a “thanksgiving” day. As the Apostle Paul said, “Give thanks always.” We can look at the negative side of things and complain. Or we can … Continue reading
Ever feel like you are “flagging in zeal” in your ministry or vision? Motivation is a big issue to keep going. Jon Gordon says another factor in finishing strong is True Grit. In this blog post are his good thoughts … Continue reading
When we move into ministry, we have expectations, often subconscious. Then we hit the wall and many of those are shattered. This experience turns our world upside down — we are no longer in control. Ever have that happen to … Continue reading
Does it seem for you, life goes out of balance quickly? I know that’s what happens to me. In my case, multi-tasking is a myth. I can focus well on only one thing at a time and if I’m motivated … Continue reading
When someone is sworn in as a witness in the USA judicial system, they raise their right hand and swear to “tell the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God.” In Missions that’s tough to do … Continue reading
The final years of our missionary life was spent in placing and leading teams in Central Asia. We lived in Tash kent, Uzb ekistan for five years. During those years the country was wide open for us to be there … Continue reading