Category Archives: Missions

Jay…Another Starbucks Story

  I can’t tell you exactly why I pulled out my Bible. Was I planning to read it a bit? Did I simply empty my bag on the table to get organized? Did I pull it out because I needed … Continue reading

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Woodlawn

I’m playing a bit of catch-up, here, but…finally posting some reviews from last fall – just in time for Redbox release!    I love true stories, and I’m crazy about true sports stories. Fall 2015 there were three good true stories … Continue reading

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Missionary Biographies, Anyone?

I really cannot encourage you enough to take some time to read some books that will encourage your faith. And I’m not just talking about the self-help type books, the instructional ones, although those can be wonderful. But when was … Continue reading

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Heroes and Horses

I mentioned here about this amazing organization, Heroes and Horses.  I didn’t want you to miss this video about their organization and what they do.  It’s a beautiful video and all my horsey friends will enjoy watching just for the … Continue reading

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Peak Experiences

I read this quote the other day in Herschel Walker’s book, Breaking Free. …What I saw when I was out on the field as a professional facing guys who were, like me, at the pinnacle of their profession. I don’t … Continue reading

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New Missionary Biography … Great Quote

I started reading a new book today, a missionary biography called In This Place.  She writes this about having to leave all behind to go to Africa: In the necessary letting go of precious things in our immediate lives, it … Continue reading

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The Walk – Movie Discussion

Philippe was a wire walker, but he wasn’t a circus performer—he considered himself an artiste, and as such he wasn’t just looking to entertain, but to inspire. He wasn’t looking for routine, but to break routine, to break the bounds…and … Continue reading

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Redeeming the Curse of Work

Hugh Halter’s book Flesh makes a strong case for the value of bi-vocational pastors (pastors who have a “tent making” job to pay the bills), but his book isn’t just for pastors. It’s a book about incarnational ministry, about having … Continue reading

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The Value of Servantship

Another quote from Hugh Halter’s book: Flesh. In Lance Ford’s book, UnLeader he wrote, Depending on the translation, at the very most, “leader” is used only six times in the New Testament, while the word “servant” can be found over … Continue reading

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