Category: Missions Is….

  • Missions is…..Balancing Safety with Fear

    Originally written January 29, 2021 One of my ministries during the week is visitation of some older saints who regularly come to church, or cannot come because of physical problems. We usually sing, go through a bible passage, and spend time in prayer. with the spread of COVID this ministry has obviously become more difficult. […]

  • The God Who Gives Something Better

    About a month ago my beloved Macbook Pro stopped working properly, and was sent to a technician, who couldn’t get it working again. I didn’t think much about that since an older PC still allowed me to do most of my work. And then while in bed with a cold, a power surge fried it’s […]

  • Of Oreos and Coffee

    Sitting in my refrigerator is the last pack of “birthday cake Oreos” my parents sent in my Christmas barrel this year 1. As I finish those, I’m reminded how simple pleasures of life bring us great joy….. and that it’s okay to ask for things. Occasionally friends in the states will ask me if there […]

  • Missions is Pulling Others Out of Their Pit of Sin (Galatians 6:1)

    Gal. 6:1   Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. When people think of Biblical confrontation, their mind usually goes right to Matthew 18, and church discipline. This view of actually unbiblical, because confrontation […]

  • Missions is…making time for fellowship

    Missions is…making time for fellowship Earlier this week I had lunch with a Vincentian pastor, and missionary who is serving here short-term. It was a wonderful time of fellowship as we talked, shared what was going on in our churches, and encouraged one another. These afternoons of fellowship are always an encouragement, and challenge to […]