MULTIPLICATION IN SOUTHERN BRAZIL As noted in our last several ministry updates, I was unable to travel to Brazil for our scheduled training, in order to care for Sharon. Phil (Graf) had a prior commitment so the trainings in the Brazilian states of Rio Grande do Sul and Pernambuco were in the hands of our Brazil … More When the Cat’s Away, the Mice Will… (actually Churches will) Multiply!
CONVERSION, DISCIPLESHIP, AND LIGHTING UP THE DARKNESS Global Training Network just concluded its annual Leadership Gathering. One of the books we chewed on was Bill Hull’s “Conversion and Discipleship: You Can’t Have One Without the Other.” It was a challenging read, pointing to Christ’s Great Commission to “make disciples of all people.” Among other things, … More Light up the darkness!
UNDER A CLOUD OF POLLUTION Our Divine Expedition team just concluded our second training in two weeks here in Nepal. As we flew into Kathmandu, we descended into a cloud of pollution. Kathmandu is listed as the fifth most polluted city in the world. You can taste it as you walk the streets, and you … More Breaking through the clouds in Nepal
THE INVITATION TO TRAIN LEADERS IN NEPAL In the last year, God opened the door for Global Training Network to provide training to 90% of Nepal’s pastors by invitation from the Nepali Christian Society. Over 30 pastors and ministries have invited GTN to provide training to pastors in 40 of Nepal’s 75 districts. Each group that … More Nepal, Global Training Network, and Sharon (and me)
HOME AT LAST After a week in the hospital and two plus weeks in a rehabilitation institute, Sharon was able to return home (Yeah!). I thought it would only be appropriate to look my best to lure her back home after all the good care (but not so good food…pureed fish and toast…Yuk!). While she was … More The Beat…and the Care…Goes On
CHINESE BIBLE CHURCH OF MARYLAND As I mentioned in our last On Expedition update, Sharon had a brain bleed just before our return to Los Angeles from a speaking trip to the East Coast. Up to that point it was a wonderful trip. Our main destination was Rockville, Maryland where I was the missions emphasis … More Sharon Update…a shocking end to a great trip.