We've been back in the States for about a month now and typically we hear the phrase from family and friends, "Welcome home!" This phrase has caused me to wonder what "home" really is. As international missionaries, our lives are quite different from the usual person. We have lived our lives in constant transition without…Read more “home”
What does it mean to “disciple” someone? Is it to teach them something important that they previously didn’t know? Or is it taking someone from a state of inexperience to one of maturity? In essence, when Jesus used the term as a noun, He meant a “follower.” Therefore, when we disciple someone, we are teaching…Read more Make Disciples? Yes You Can!
The world is full of lies. Many times people don't mean to lie, its just that their promises never come true. Have you ever had someone promise you they would do something helpful for you and it ends up never coming true? Like promising to save you some of their food and then forget after…Read more The Lie
You know how when making a fire its pretty small at first but you have plenty of wood stacked on it anyways? Why is that extra wood on there? Well it’s for when the fire finally catches it has something to fuel it. That's how I would describe the current situation at one of our…Read more A Flaming Fire
"Bill Kaiser had his lawn mower in the kombi to come and mow my lawn! I was his disciple! And it changed my life." Many Christians have heard of the act of washing you disciples’ feet after the example of Jesus in John 13, but how does that look practically? We are recently returning from…Read more Mow Your Disciples’ Lawn
I know, the title is a bit weird, but ask yourself which is better? Addition or multiplication? I mean, in terms of numbers you get to where you want to be much quicker through multiplication than through addition. The difference is like buying 2 tomatoes from the market versus buying 2 tomato plants that will yield…Read more Addition Plus Multiplication