Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Tangible Kingdom

As I have been slowly working through the book of Matthew in my devotion time, there are certain themes that seem to recur again and again in the ministry of Jesus and the disciples – things like “the Kingdom of Heaven,” the testimony of things  seen, and the idea of bearing fruit. Very early on,(…)

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Haiti Update – Week 1

Well, it’s been a week since I flew to Haiti, so here’s an update on my experiences here. Missionary Flights International was awesome to fly with and their entire staff have servant’s hearts. We took off from Ft. Pierce, Fl in two DC-3 airplanes. Landed almost two hours later at Exuma Island, Bahamas to re-fuel.(…)

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Empowered to Serve

Last week I wrote a blog about the reality of God’s Kingdom touching earth through miraculous deeds, and the fact that the Bible testifies that those things continue in the church today. Knowing many people who read my blog personally, I know that the “charismatic,” “continuationist” viewpoint is one that some do not agree with,(…)

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Christ in You: The Hope of The World

I have slowly been working my way through a very large book called, “John G. Lake: The Complete Collection of His Life Teachings” compiled by Roberts Liardon. Last night, as I read one of Pastor Lake’s sermons from April 26, 1914, I was stirred to pray that God would give me the grace to become(…)

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Haiti Update – Weeks 2 & 3

Another couple of weeks have passed in Haiti, and I definitely feel like I am now fairly comfortable with the culture and getting around the immediate area on my own (though discretion is always necessary). However, I have yet to attempt traveling beyond Petionville, as I am concerned with managing the return trip. As far(…)

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Rules Don’t Equal Righteousness

What is the essence of true spirituality? What does it look like for someone to live out  in the world the life they received through new (spiritual) birth in Christ? These questions have been weighing on my mind a lot lately as I have been discussing with others the call of the Christian as an(…)

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Ministry Update – March 2012

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THIS UPDATE LETTER On March 1st I landed in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and as cliché as it may sound, I really can’t believe it’s already been a month. As an always-busy American, one of the hardest things for me to adjust to any time I enter a third-world setting is(…)

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