Park Place update #6

With the help of members and friends, we're continuing the remodeling work in the large room at Park Place. The false ceiling is 2/3 completed and high [...]

Evangelical Population of Portugal Decreased

The following is a re-post of an article by the Portuguese Evangelical Alliance. You see find the original article here. I've highlighted a few key findings by [...]

Surprised by God again

Jesus came to earth 2000 years ago to do many things. One of those things he came to do, was to suffer. The books of Isaiah and Hebrews both speak of this [...]

Update on “The Parable of the Sower Strikes Again”

I ended my last blog post with these words. We continue to pray for them diligently. And, we resist the temptation to allow the pain of our sadness to keep [...]

The “Parable of the Sower” Strikes Again

In three of the first four books of the New Testament, we find the account of the "Parable of the Sower" or as others identify it, the "Parable of the Soils." [...]

The Sign is Up

Last Sunday we had a "sign-mounting ceremony." Jon and I had help from two of our younger "members." The name on the building is Park Place because we are [...]

Sin lives next door

This billboard appeared in town a week or so ago. The ad says, "Sin lives next door." The billboard gives the name of the establishment ("The Little Saint") [...]

Reclaiming Monday

I could have called this post, "Getting the week off to a good start." This is a re-post of content from Matt Perman. The original blog post can be found [...]

How would you finish this sentence, “Learning is…”?

In the book Cross-Cultural Servanthood, Duane Elmer asks the question, "How would you finish this sentence, 'Learning is...'?" That's a good question. In [...]