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")
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
"Obrigado" (the Portuguese word for 'Thank You') hardly seems sufficient to express our gratitude to the team from Lakewood for all of the memories they gave
Remodel Project – First Wall
We had the unexpected pleasure of help from a mission team that was visiting one of our colleagues. Their group donated a day's work at Park Place. Some of the
How to Plant a Lot of Rice
Last week we watched a crop duster make one pass after another over the fields near our apartment. We're told that he was planting rice. In the picture you can
Gratitude v. Guilt One of the major implications of our mission statement is how we motivate people to do what the God expects and the Bible
Helping More and More People
A couple of years ago we "borrowed" a purpose statement for our church from another church. Our purpose is "Making more and better followers of Jesus Christ."
I miss John!
John was one of those special guys in our church in Panama. He didn’t have a lot, and some would say he didn’t have a lot going for him. But, he offered me