“HOW DESERTED LIES THE CITY” These are the opening words of the book of Lamentations, written by the Old Testament Prophet Jeremiah. Just like cities in America that are under attack today, Jeremiah lived through the siege and destruction of the city of Jerusalem (in this case by the Babylonian army). For the first half … More We Will Hope … and …and … and Zooom
MY WORLD My heart was pierced this past month as I turned to put a dish in the sink, then turned and found Sharon on the floor and her head bleeding. As I tried to lift her back up, I asked her to push up to help me get her back onto the chair. She … More Pierced!
A FLICKER OF LIGHT FROM QUARANTINED BRAZIL A couple of days ago I received the following message from one of our Divine Expedition Master Trainers in Brazil: Bom dia. Pessoal ontem encerramos a fase 1, porém o pessoal quer fazer a fase 2, aproveitar que nao está acontecendo nada n Igreja e faZer, então de novo, … More Flickers of Light
WHERE IS SHARON? What a tough last couple of months it has been. It’s been tough for our world; it’s been tough for our country; it’s been tough for those who have lost loved ones; it’s been tough for those who have lost jobs and income; and it’s been tough for Sharon. After a week … More Where is Sharon? Where is God?
IT STARTED WITH A COLD After our Divine Expedition training in El Salvador, I came down with a case of bronchitis. With just a couple days before my scheduled flight to Ethiopia, I went to Urgent Care and had to cancel my travel plans. Fortunately, Global Training Network team members Mark and Gayll Phifer-Houseman and … More “Something happened in my head last night…”
TRAVEL, TRAINING, AND TEARS Fellow GTNer and Son-in-law Phil Graf, Businessman Stan Gerlach, Fire Captain Tom Vos, and I just returned from a Divine Expedition Training in El Salvador. In our Phase 1 training called “Romans as a Life Transformation and Missional Impact Map” we went out with those in our training to share what … More El Salvador: Tears, Trauma, and Transformation