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

GOD IS FOR US

The most insidious lie we can believe about God is that He is somehow against us.  It’s the very same lie that planted seeds of doubt in Eve’s spirit in the Garden of Eden.  We’ve doubted God’s goodness ever since, and it’s the root cause of a thousand other problems.  If the enemy can get … More GOD IS FOR US

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

PRAY FOR ANKILILOAKA

If you were to google “Pray for Ankililoaka” on the internet you would be taken to a link with a schedule for their Islamic prayer times. Islam is greatly overshadowed in Madagascar by ancestor worship, but my research reminded me of the spiritual war being fought everyday around the world and especially here in Madagascar. … More PRAY FOR ANKILILOAKA