Tag Archives: Missions

God’s Plan is Right on Track

I needed that international trip more than I realized. It was refreshing in ways that I didn’t expect. And it reminded me that the global church of Jesus Christ is thriving, that God’s plan to bring good news to the … Continue reading

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…but am I willing to go to Hell? (CrossCon Reflections #4)

My ministry has taken me to more than 35 countries.  Some were beautiful – it’s hard to complain about 2 years in Paris, or nine years in the south of France.  I’ve listened to a yodeling choir in Switzerland, walked … Continue reading

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Death is Dead – That Matters! (CrossCon Reflections #3)

I’ve known Don for more than 12 years.  He is one of the most remarkable men I have ever met. After 25 years in the LA County Fire Department, he spent over 30 years as a chaplain in the L.A. … Continue reading

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NOT a Weekend at Bernie’s (CrossCon Reflections #2)

It made for a funny movie, but as Kevin DeYoung pointed out briefly at the Cross Conference, it’s a terrible approach to Missions. The 1989 dark comedy “Weekend at Bernie’s” follows the antics of two men who successfully make it … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Cross Conference #1

I’m not one who gets a lot done at 35,000 feet. I used to feel badly about that as I watched fellow passengers pounding away on their laptops, but I have accepted the fact that airplanes are not good workstations … Continue reading

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