REMEMBER THAT OLD SONG? “I’ve got that joy, joy, joy, joy, down in my heart. Where? Down in my heart. Where? Down in my heart…to stay.” Phil Graf, Josh Kienzle and I have been in Brazil for several weeks, along with a bunch of Brazilians (and one American-Brazilian), training other Brazilians. The song above expresses the way … More I’ve Got that Joy (#1), Joy (#2), Joy (#3), Joy (#4) Down in My Heart
BRAZIL: FOUR CITIES, THREE PHASES Phil Graf (co-designer of the Divine Expedition training), Josh Kienzle (Global Training Network’s Director of Operations) and I are about to fly to Brazil to train leaders in four cities. Following is a summary of the cities we will visit and and the training we will present—as well as a few responses from our … More Next Up: Brazil
GOOD QUESTIONS Some good friends recently asked, “What have you guys learned about running the full cycle of your training in Uganda and 1/2 or 2/3 of the cycle in Brazil? What outcomes are happening?” The first part of that question pertains to Uganda. We began the Divine Expedition Training cycle in in Kampala in 2012 … More Divine Expedition Outcomes
Divine Expedition Training – Part of Global Training Network (GTN) Sharon and have just returned from Global Training Network’s annual leadership gathering. The first several days I was part of the Executive Team meetings, the next few days more GTN leaders gathered, and the last day-and-a-half, staff member Hud McWilliams led us all in a workshop on … More Seasoned Leaders Training Next Generation Global Leaders
THROW OFF WOUNDS, LIES, AND MASKS (PHASE 2) I was just in a meeting with pastors from Kenya, Brazil, Romania, and the U.S. in North Carolina to share about our Divine Expedition training, and described how our first phase (Phase 1) is a map of Life Transformation and Missional Impact from the Book of Romans. I … More Throw off everything
On Expedition… A Divine Expedition with Jesus Our ministry updates have the heading “On Expedition.” Ever wonder what we mean? What we mean is that we are on a Divine Expedition. We are “on expedition with Jesus.” We are called to follow, serve, and proclaim Jesus. Doing so is the greatest expedition of all time. All of us are prompted … More What does “On Expedition” Mean?