Convinced and Convincing

Convinced and Convincing

Christians believe. That’s what we are known for. But when it comes to expressing the reason for our belief, many feel incapable. This should not be the case. Truth is sacred because it is an...

Our Location

Our Location

It was a volatile time. Every adult had vivid, bitter memories of the demise of their nation. Some looked at their situation and into the future with anger, some with despair, and others with hope....

“To Those Who Look for Him”

“To Those Who Look for Him”

(Maintaining expectancy for Christ’s return in the busyness of life and ministry) Introduction At Jesus’ first coming, only a few folks recognized Him. Even the religious leaders who knew the Law...

Guided by More than a Crisis

Guided by More than a Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to many conspiracy theories. The virus has been contrived by the government. Bankers are plotting to suck our accounts dry. Communists are behind it all. Some of...

For the Love of Humanity

For the Love of Humanity

MissionFest in Winnipeg was alive with hundreds of people who, like me, moved from booth to booth to learn more about the needs of the world. I tried zoning out the noise of the crowd as I squinted...

COVID-19 is an Opportunity

COVID-19 is an Opportunity

As more and more coronavirus news, jokes, criticisms, and retweets come into my mental inbox, a couple of things have become obvious to me: First, I've noticed that many Christians are afraid. We...

Behind a Scammer’s Disguise

Behind a Scammer’s Disguise

“Max just paid $3700 in Lowes’ gift cards to a scammer.” I reread the text with growing disbelief, sympathy, and annoyance. A flurry of texts told the story. “A scammer told Max he was heading to...

Pictures of the Church

Pictures of the Church

“Who is ready to go to church?” “You can’t wear that to church.” “Where are my church shoes!”  In the bustle of a Sunday morning at my house, phrases like these are commonplace. The word “church” is...

Clay Messengers

Clay Messengers

Two pottery bowls jostled shoulders in my Ghanaian kitchen—a mortar and a fruit bowl. The mortar looked raw, freshly-kilned, and had little aesthetic appeal. Its orange-red abrasiveness was rough...

Missions and Smartphones

Missions and Smartphones

America used to be on a honeymoon with e-tech. People loved the social connectivity that Facebook brings, the efficiency of mobile calendars and email, and instant access to information with Google....