The Early Bird Gets The Link 

Talking to My Boys after the Transgender Talk at Their Public School
Knowing that many other families will be having conversations around this subject, it seemed as though it would be beneficial to reflect on the conversation I had with my boys; not as a prototype to follow, but as a sample to vet.

10 Reasons Why the Church Gathers

Why go to church? Here are 0 reasons. 

The Best Bible Reading Advice I’ve Ever Received

Included in this blog post are 10 things to pray when you read your Bible.

Four Lessons from the Little Sisters of the Poor Case

The latest on the Supreme Court decision and 4 lessons we need understand. 

The Nations Are Walking Into My Classroom

Powerful essay! 

“Every weekday morning, at 7:25 a.m., I greet the stranger.

They come to me from the west—from Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Brazil, Honduras, Mexico, El Salvador, Guinea, and Morocco. They come to me from the east—from Iraq, Syria, Pakistan, Malaysia, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Congo, Sudan, and Uganda. They come with no English, broken English, beautiful English. They come with cares, joys, worries, hopes. They come with mothers, grandfathers, baby sisters, cousins, and big brothers. They come from the land of milk and honey and the land of rice and beans. They come from the lands of the Grey Crowned Crane, the Blue Footed Booby, and the Water Buffalo. They come as worshipers of Buddha, Allah, many gods, no god, and the one true God. They come with broad smiles, solemn stares, and quiet cries.”
May I Help You Discern Your Calling?

How God communicates his call to you for cross-cultural missions is a great and wonderful mystery. It does not involve less than all the factors that we call “wisdom,” but there is more. There is, in the end, you and your God, in communion, over time, inescapably bound together in a new direction of life. You cannot explain it fully. You can point to a dozen factors that God used. But in the end, soaked in Scripture, and captured by a need, and aching for his glory — you knew.


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