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Day 4 and reflections on Day 3 Gathering in Yakima

Great friends do great things for one another. We were honored to have our first “formal” GoTeam gathering at the home of Greg and Barb Kinloch in Yakima. This is what we’re hoping to do 20+ times across the country – it was a perfect evening. About 10 of their great friends gathered to have some dessert (I think anyone … Continue reading

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How beautiful the feet…

How beautiful on the mountains
are the feet of the messenger bringing good news,
Breaking the news that all’s well,
proclaiming good times, announcing salvation,
telling Zion, “Your God reigns!” Continue reading

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Happiness is hearing

I can’t speak for everyone but my experience is that hearing someone speak my language when I’m surrounded by folks speaking other languages quickly grabs my attention. So I can understand the broad smiles that come when folks hear recordings of Scripture stories for the first time in their own language. Especially when their language is a minority language not … Continue reading

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Servant Leadership

There’s a lot written these days about servant leadership. Many opinions of what this means. For me, servant leadership requires knowing when to lead with passion and when to serve with just as much passion. My observation is that some “servant leaders” are quick to lead with passion and strength…. but when it’s their time to serve or follow, they … Continue reading

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John RW Stott – Words to Live By

John RW Stott went home to his eternal reward on July 27, 2011. One of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people of the 20th century, some called him the “evangelical Pope.” His prolific writing, sermons while Rector at All Souls Church in London, influence in the Lausanne Movement and the thousands of majority world pastors trained and equipped with books … Continue reading

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Prayers Have Results on a Christian Mission in India

We are riding in auto rickshaws more often than on any of our previous trips in India. In Patna this week, every morning Dwarika, Arjun (our teammates from Nepal), Susie and I would catch an auto ride to the Catholic Center where our meetings were held. In the afternoon, there was the ride back to the guest house. Then in … Continue reading

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Well – Ed Weaver and JR Whitby have been to Nigeria and back; Mark Overstreet and board member Bruce Lowe have been to Kenya and back.  The Nigeria trip was to wrap up some details relative to Phase I and to begin kicking off Phase II of continued evangelism and outreach in the northern states. Additional partners to expand the … Continue reading

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An Historic Occasion

75 years ago, the Rev. R.R. Brown began the Okoboji Lakes Bible and Missionary Conference. Dr. Brown was a radio preacher of some renown, and since Omaha in August is oppressively hot, the folks at WOW radio had an idea. What if Dr. Brown did 10 days of a conference that could be carried over live radio? And, what if … Continue reading

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This is a topic of discussion that is near and dear to our hearts, as well as to our partners – both on the ground and in the donor community.  It is a critical component of our ministry and yet it is the one we wish could be invisible at the same time.  As I say to on-the-ground partners, the … Continue reading

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Samburu Partner Meeting

Recently, a group of ministries working among the Samburu gathered for a meeting at North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, GA. Present were representatives from Water Missions International, Global X (NPCC), the Mission Society and T4 Global. The topic: how can we integrate and work strategically to take the gospel to this least-reached people group? When asked for a summary … Continue reading

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