Sunday Scripture ~ Luke 12:48

God will not hold you accountable for what you do not know. This is good news. It is true of the unreached people groups from Operation World, and it is true of you and me in our earlier, perhaps untaught, and perhaps more reckless, less scripturally grounded years. Everyone to whom much was given much will… Continue reading Sunday Scripture ~ Luke 12:48

The Bridge-Building Ministry of Encouragement

A review of The Gift of Prophetic Encouragement by Debbie Kitterman

Debbie Kitterman's class comprised a delightful balance of both brown and white faces, and when she overheard the symphony of Spanish and English conversations, her curiosity was piqued. At the first opportunity, she approached the pastor of the Hispanic congregation that was hosting her class. "How come half of my class doesn't speak Spanish?" she… Continue reading The Bridge-Building Ministry of Encouragement

Created to Make a Difference

"God spends the day elsewhere, but He sleeps in Rwanda." This may be a popular saying in that East African country, but my view of Rwanda has been shaped by 1990's era news reports of violence, genocide, and war.  Jonathan David Golden has spent a few nights in Rwanda himself, and the result of that… Continue reading Created to Make a Difference

Your Gift Is a Platform for God’s Glory

"Look at all that beauty!" I thought to myself as I drove by the fallow winter field. Tall, gangly sunflowers, slightly stooped, and in all likelihood stripped bare by hungrily harvesting chipmunks, stood in a huddled threesome at each corner of a fenced-off garden spot.  I love sunflowers in all their seasons, but it would… Continue reading Your Gift Is a Platform for God’s Glory