How was your day?

June 23, 2008

A building-filled, hero-laden, song-singing, Jones-renaming, train-stopping, puppy-rescuing, maze-crawling, marshmallow-shooting, Mentos-exploding, lunch-eating, mask-painting, sanctum-sitting, friendship-making, smile-creating, Bible-learning day about Jesus, the one true hero that everybody needs.

Day 1 of Adventure Camp is over.  Day 2 begins in the morning.  I can’t wait!

Super Adventure Camp…

June 21, 2008

begins tomorrow. 182 kids are registered to be on campus. Pray for us as God brings us to mind this week. The obvious prayer is to pray for our sanity. 182 first through fifth graders is a lot of kids. But more importantly, prayer that God would move this week. We desperately want to see and experience God’s presence this week. Pray to that end.

start-stop-more-less

June 19, 2008

Before Father’s Day is a distant memory (am I already too late?), I want to relay one of the most helpful conversations a man could have with his wife and children: the start-stop-more-less conversation. 

Men, tell your wife and kids that you value their opinion and that you will weigh their answers carefully.  Then ask them the following:  Read the rest of this entry »

No Successor

June 18, 2008

After Jesus’ death, the disciples did not appoint a successor to take Jesus’ place.  Why not?  NT scholar Craig Blomberg considers this an underused argument for the resurrection.  Here’s a paragraph from Blomberg’s insightful article.  Do you feel the force of this “quartet of facts,” especially #4? Read the rest of this entry »

Like a Muscle

June 18, 2008

How many teams per year would we need to send to the Yauyos to achieve our goal of planting church-planting churches?  The more the better.  If you want to build a muscle, exercising it only occasionally is ineffective.  The result tends to be pain or injury.  Consistent exercise yields much better results.

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