Don’t Be Moral, Be Holy

Don’t Be Moral, Be Holy

As Christians, we constantly talk about “being like Jesus.” There has been much confusion about how does this look like in real life. How can you tell for sure that you are following the King? Let me give you two thoughts.   First, pursuing moralism does not...
Resurrection Week and Spiritual Battle

Resurrection Week and Spiritual Battle

Can I share some encouragement for spiritual leaders and Christians who are engaged in Gospel ministry this week and are simultaneously experiencing spiritual battle?  Thirty-one years into ministry I can say, any time you tackle a big effort to lift up Jesus, you can...
Is Your Church Friendly? It Truly Matters

Is Your Church Friendly? It Truly Matters

Recently we did some training with all of our ministry volunteers (we call them teams). During COVID, we have had to work creatively to keep serving our church family while also keeping our teams as small as possible. We decided to focus on three things: efficiency,...
Why Talking about Jesus is Not Enough

Why Talking about Jesus is Not Enough

There was loud music playing through massive speakers all over the place. You could really feel the excitement in the air. It was such a surreal experience for me. Thousands of people gathered together to see him. To hear him. What an event it was! “It is our only and...
Lessons after the Storm

Lessons after the Storm

From early on after our family’s arrival in Honduras at the end of 2004, a frequent topic of conversation as we got to know people was “el Mitch,” in reference to Hurricane Mitch that devastated Honduras in 1998. As we listened to the personal testimonies, we began to...
The ABC’s of missions partnerships

The ABC’s of missions partnerships

I am deeply thankful for what God is doing here in Mexico City by allowing us to have supporters in the US. However, I would like to give you my very personal perspective on missions as I see it biblically. When contacting churches and when talking to pastors, I want...