Loyalty to God

In the late 90s, Jan and I were assigned to a posting in Europe to help care for churches and their leaders. Our assignment involved several nations. We love the people of the European continent. We have many fond memories and remaining friendships from that...

Frozen Windmills

When a blizzard struck last week and people in the path of the storm lost power, a concerning development took place. The windmill turbines that were supposed to supply a portion of the energy grid froze and became immovable. When the windmills shut down, and other...

Awakened to Truth

Each of us collects evidence to support our bias. We tend to move toward individuals and groups who think the same way as we do. It is human nature to seek out this bolstering of personal opinion. The problem with this way of living is that it creates an intellectual...

A Mission of Influence

There are some valuable lessons we can learn from the painful experiences of 2020. One lesson I hope we learned is the difference between a Spirit-empowered cultural reformation and one that is empowered by political and religious spirits. A reformation empowered by...

Testing the Wind of the Spirit

Now, especially now, it is important to know the direction the wind of the Spirit is moving. This is akin to discerning the still small voice of God that Elijah experienced when the easily discerned earthquake, wind, and fire passed before him while he was hiding in...