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 [...]

Is it Real?

That your faith and worship of God might be proven to be genuine… Mara and I recently listened to a sermon based on the opening chapters of the book of [...]

FAQ – Are you excited to be going back?

"Are you excited to be going back?" That's the question we're asked most frequently these days. I know I shouldn't read too much into it, nor stress over [...]

Bethany Blizzard

God answered our prayers for a fantastic weekend at Bethany Camp. He provided the needed snow and brought together over 200 people for the event. The crowd [...]

7 Ways to Fight Distraction While Praying

There are times that I can't even remember what it was that I just prayed about! I find that frustrating. I appreciated the post by Gavin Ortlund on the [...]

The Church’s Number One Enemy: Boko Haram

Below is a blog post from David Whiting which contains a blog post from another other writer. Why all of the re-posting? Because this article opens our eyes to [...]

What do We Pray For? part 3

This is part 3 in a five part series about what we're praying for in Portugal Park Place God has given us a place to meet and do ministry. Here are some [...]

What do We Pray For? part 2

This is part 2 in a series of what we pray for in Portugal. Each Other Each Sunday, as people arrive for our Bible study, they receive a little card with [...]

Keep Fighting

"I refuse to forfeit a victory that God has already given because of a battle that I don't feel like fighting." - Steven Furtick in Crash the [...]

How Do You Know What You Really Need?

“Okay, so who are you? What are alternatives to cups, idols, masks, and walls? Let’s think about what you really need. Would you agree that sometimes you [...]