Being the Church . . . Without Buildings!

Recently, I ran across a story in an on-line magazine about a couple in Kyloe, Northumberland, who purchased an old church building and turned it into a home. The article stated, “If they had not purchased the old church, who knows what would have happened to it, as it was in very bad shape.” ThisContinue reading “Being the Church . . . Without Buildings!”

To Be Continued . . .

I enjoy watching a good drama or mystery on TV.  There is one thing, however, that can ruin the experience.  Just as the plot is getting interesting, and the suspense level rises to a crescendo, the words “… to be continued” appear on the screen.  Don’t you just hate that?  I do!  I don’t wantContinue reading “To Be Continued . . .”

“Don’t Try This At Home”

The other day, I was watching a program called “America’s Funniest Home Videos.”  The home video showed a man on a snowmobile attempting to jump over a highway using a huge bank of snow next to the road as a ramp.  Notice, I said attempting, because the result was almost fatal.  Perhaps funny in oneContinue reading ““Don’t Try This At Home””

Immigration Reform

This might surprise you, but I am a strong advocate for immigration reform, but not in the way you might think. Since 1970, the United States has experienced the greatest period of immigration in its 227 year history. Some estimates say over 35 million people immigrated into this nation between 1970 and 2005. The numberContinue reading “Immigration Reform”

A Gift from the City Dump

I’ve been to Honduras countless times. In fact, I even lived there for a while. Almost every time I go, I bring something back with me, something that impacts my life and my ministry. This last trip was certainly no exception. Most of the team members on my latest mission trip to Honduras had read,Continue reading “A Gift from the City Dump”