Our Journey in believing in Church Planting – Seeing some problems

Before you read this you may want to read our post on “Why Church Planting must be Discipleship“ On and off, We have spent the larger parts of both of our lives around church environments, being involved in youth groups, small groups and church services. We’ve been involved in incredible dynamic missions and prayer communities, […]

An African Hero of mine – Sbu Jali

Yes, we are still in India, and are loving being a part of what God is doing here, but our hearts are definately still for Africa too. Over the past few months we have become increasingly convinced that the answer to Africa’s problems are it’s people coming to Jesus, following Him with a radical obedience. […]

40 Days before re-incarnation

Shortly before, in fact only around a week before arriving here in India, the family we have been living with lost a husband, father, and grandfather. Ever since we have stayed here we have had the pleasure to meet some members of the tibetan family who have emigrated overseas. A buddhist monk who lives in […]

The Power of Vulnerability

param name=”allowScriptAccess” value=”always” /> I recently watched the talk above by Brene Brown which was posted on the TED website. Have you heard of TED, its a great source of brain caffiene, hundreds of 10 – 25 min talks on alsmost every subject to get you thinking. If you can’t see the version above try […]

Everyone gets to play – Some Questions for you

Last post we talked about discipleship returning to its central place in our approach to evangelism and missions, but I want to say first this time, that evangelism and missions aren’t some technical new christian industry that the few are employed into, but the everyday living out of following Jesus that every believer is called […]

Why Church Planting must be Discipleship

For the last 12 months or more we have been studying and working out in practice what it looks like to church plant in the various areas (Africa and now Northern India) we have been working. The reason our desire is to specifically plant church as a mode of missions comes from many places both […]

Short Thoughts on Ministry – Pastoral Calling

Recently a good friend of ours asked us about our thoughts on calling and living life as a minister of the gospel. I shared 3 brief thoughts and then some very good and thought provoking statements from Eugene Peterson who’s thinking on this area I admire immensely. I’m sharing them here with you in the […]

Arrived in India

We are Happy to say we have arrived safe and sound in India. We spent a couple of days in New Delhi, which was an amazing introduction to India…we made a short video called “travel” to give you an idea of the things we are seeing, and the death defying traffic we are living through!! […]

Discovering Salvation – Church in Shacks

Last week we met a man in Masi walking bac buy propecia online no prescription k from the store with a bag of pap (a rice type maize meal that constitutes the base of all meals here), it was mid morning and he was obviously on his way to being drunk. That isn’t too unusual […]

Reading the bible – Ways to read to learn to Obey

We have been learning lots of ‘simple’ ways to read the bible and to understand its meaning, so that we can give it away in the communities we are working in. Because we are so often dealing with people who have little or no education past basic literacy, most of our complex and intellectual ways […]