The Temptation is Strong…

We’re a missionary family, sent by God to represent Jesus Christ in a world that is in desperate need of Him… a world that needs to be rescued from the grips of the enemy. We must have our act together if we have been tasked with such monumentally important work… right? Sorry to disappoint you but this is not the […]

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Understanding Radical Islam

My Muslim friend was all smiles. I had brought my class to her mosque and was giving a short introduction to Islam lecture. Afterwards, she asked for questions and a hand went up with someone asking, “Well, what about Osama Bin Laden and 9-11?” The smile vanished from her face and her eyes were filled […]

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The Muslim Next Door

Twenty years ago I took an unexpected journey. Some people moved in across the street from us and they had children that were the same age as my own. I knew we were going to be friends. However, soon I discovered that they were of a different religion that they were very devout to. I have […]

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#WeWin

Our society is in trouble.  We see the pressures all around us and fear that creeps in.  As far as Christianity, it has come to a point in our culture where it is as if the word Christian is like cussing, associated with the negative. It feels a lot of days like we are losing.  […]

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Unbuntu: Togetherness

The concept of Unbuntu, loosely translated as togetherness, is where we need to focus our efforts. The intertwining of community based organizations, schools, and churches exemplifies Ecclesiastes 4:12, “Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” When we work together we are stronger and more […]

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Every Student, Every School

How do we create the conditions for every child and every school in every area to flourish? The school climate is everything when it comes to helping each child reach their full potential. If the child does not have an environment that creates a sense of hope or belief, they have a hard time reaching […]

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GET YOUR HOPES UP!

March is a month full of “hopes”. For many high school seniors, they are hoping to receive a college acceptance. For basketball players and hundreds of teams that participate at the high school and college level, they enter the end of season tournaments hoping to be the last team remaining. For all of us preparing […]

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