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
“WELCOME TO THE DIVINE EXPEDITION!” GTN staff Phil Graf, Josh Kienzle, and I just returned from training in Nepal…with joy. Upon arrival, one of the pastors attending the training greeted me with the words, “Welcome to the Divine Expedition!” I smiled, as he didn’t know that Phil Graf and I designed the training. This was my … More Back from Nepal…With Joy