LONG OVERDUE

JULY UPDATE: Over 70 disciples trained in evangelism, discipleship, and church planting. 27 new followers of Christ. 47 villages being reached weekly (4 new villages just this month). Please continue to pray for more workers among the Masikoro/Vezo people of Madagascar. #9:38 AUGUST UPDATE: 48 new believers this month! Continue to pray. #9:38 SEPTEMBER UPDATE: After … More LONG OVERDUE

9:38

History belongs to the intercessors who believe the future into being. – Walter Wink   I was listening to a missions podcast recently where the host was interviewing a seasoned missionary about his life and work overseas.  What struck me about the interview was not the content of the show, but rather the interruption that took place … More 9:38

GRANDPA’S GENERATOR

The year I was born, 1976, a meeting took place between producer John Heyman and Bill Bright to discuss a project to put the entire Bible on film. The project was eventually scaled back to only one book of the Bible, Luke. The result of that project—the Jesus film. The film has since been translated … More GRANDPA’S GENERATOR

LET GO

I fell out of my family’s green Ford Maverick when I was about 4 years old.  I remember it vividly.  My dad was driving my sister and I to a Lawson’s convenience store and somehow my foot got wedged in the door handle. As we were approaching an intersection…whoosh…plop.  I fell out. The incident left me no bodily scars, … More LET GO

SURPRISES

I like surprises.  I know some hate them, but deep down do they really?  Jane Austen wrote, “Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.”  I disagree. I remember one surprise in particular that was especially shocking.  The last summer before Erin and I were to marry I … More SURPRISES

TSIANISIHA

We are training local believers in our home church in Toliara to reach the village of Tsianisiha.  The village has no church, but we are praying for person’s of peace to open the door to the gospel.

JOURNAL ENTRIES: EVANGELISM CONFERENCE

(DISCLAIMER:  The following are unedited entries from my ministry journal.  Please forgive the poor grammar and excessive use of ellipses.) MASIKORO EVANGELISM CONFERENCE Day 1 – Travel Day: I spent the majority of my time Saturday picking up each of the students from their perspective villages. got a call from Pastor Jonoro letting me know … More JOURNAL ENTRIES: EVANGELISM CONFERENCE