Tagged with Evangelism

She Wrote Her Name on My Hand: Haiti

I was the last of our group to enter the construction site. We were led there by the pastor’s wife, Esther, who felt Holy Spirit was telling her to visit this home. Although the owners of the property were not available, there were a couple of men mixing concrete by hand and fashioning them into … Continue reading

Traveling to Haiti, January 2015

Mark is traveling to Canaan, Haiti January 2015: Would you prayerfully consider joining a team of financial supporters in enabling Mark to visit Haiti, January 28-February 3, 2015? Mark hopes to join a team from his church, Mission Point Community Church, in the journey to support Pastor Moise and his church in their evangelism efforts … Continue reading

Letting the Ink Speak for Itself

I have four tattoos. Two are related to my family and two are related to my faith. Both faith related tats are in foreign languages: Thai and Khmer. They have become conversation starters – primarily with other people who have ink, but not necessarily always so. Let me relate a story from today that demonstrates … Continue reading

The Ultimate Goal of the Church

I just started reading John Piper’s book entitled, “Let the Nations be Glad!”. I knew from the first paragraph that I would like this read: Missions is not the ultimate goal of the church. Worship is. Missions exists because worship doesn’t. Worship is ultimate, not missions, because God is ultimate, not man. When this age … Continue reading

Jesus said, Have Faith in God

Just four words. They jumped off the page and careened off the corners of my mind. Jesus said this in response to the disciples’ amazement of the cursed fig tree’s appearance. Yesterday it was healthy and luscious, today it was dead “from the roots up”. While Christ was using it as a teaching tool to … Continue reading

How Does the Community View Our Church?

I grew up in a “separatist” Church. Secondary separation was normal, as was protesting, if not boycotting, various stores, restaurants or manufacturers of toothpaste. We tapered our hair, forced girls to wear culottes, and demanded only one version of the bible was good enough to use. This English bible was so good that if you … Continue reading