A variety of posts on anything and everything.
The following blog post is taken from the prayer letter of a friend of mine, who is serving as a missionary in South Asia. I appreciate the way that she draws life lessons from the experience of Israel, and that she applies it first to herself. I thought it was… Continue reading
Last month, I started serving in a new position at the Portland Chinese Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. This brings to an end a transition period that has lasted a year and a half. Now that things are beginning to settle down, I want to share my reflections about this… Continue reading
The past few days, Joni and I have been staying with her sister in Washington State. One of our daily activities has been exercising her retriever, Molly. She has a ball thrower that makes it easy to pick up and throw a tennis ball, without the need to pick up… Continue reading
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Sorry for the inconvenience!
I am in a season of life right now in which I am seeking God’s direction for my future ministry. So I have been thinking and praying a lot about God’s guidance. There are two key questions that you can ask to help find direction, namely “Who are you?” and… Continue reading
Fast Company has an insightful article on 6 Leadership Styles, and When You Should Use Them. Effective leaders need to be able to operate in different leadership styles, depending on the situation. The article concludes:
Bottom line? If you take two cups of authoritative leadership, one cup of democratic,… Continue reading
As I seek God’s direction for my future ministry I have been reflecting on something that I have often taught in the past, namely how to find God’s calling. In order to discover God’s calling it is helpful to distinguish a number of different aspects of calling.