On The Same Page

By: Dr. Louis Bustle “For it is God who works in you to will and to act according to his good purpose” Philippians 2:13. Today I talked with a fellow believer from Argentina who has come to us from another denomination. We talked about the reasons that he has chosen our denomination. He told me... Continue Reading →

What Forgiveness Is…and Is Not

  In our last post, we shared about the importance of focusing on the blessings and the difficulties of being a Missionary Kid or Preachers’ Kid.  The book, I Have to Be Perfect (and Other Parsonage Heresies) by Timothy L. Sanford, was written with MKs and PKs in mind, and the following is another extract... Continue Reading →

The Church in Chaos

Rev. Craig Shepperd Abstract: This essay looks at who the Church is to be in the midst of suffering, brokenness, and chaos. “Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?” The expert in the law replied, “The one who had mercy on him.”... Continue Reading →

Show me Your Hands

By Leonard Sweet (European Nazarene College, January 18, 2011) I was reading Psalm 51:10 to my mother when she died: “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a right spirit within me.” Now the key to the holiness movement is a clean heart.  So give me an image for a clean heart. ... Continue Reading →

Waiting Power

By: Dr. Dan Schafer President, World Gospel Mission *The following is an extract from the book: Transformational Vision “Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.” – Psalm 27:14 Mind boggling! Sitting in the sweltering heat of an Ugandan afternoon, I typed up and sent off an important email with several... Continue Reading →

A Strong Foundation

By: Scott Armstrong A while ago I had a conversation with a college student who I see a lot of potential in.  I actually see gifts and graces in him to be a fantastic missionary someday.  He is passionate about issues of justice and helping the world to become a better place. At the same... Continue Reading →

A Risky Proposition

By Scott Armstrong I’ve been thinking about the parable of the talents recently.  And it’s making me uneasy. You know the story, right? Matthew 25 tells us that a man gives one servant five talents, another servant two, and a final servant one.  After a long time away, the master comes back to find that... Continue Reading →

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