Are you hitched with a mission? Did you know that God has brought you together for a purpose? Here you can learn how to do that without stepping each other's on toes.

Are you hitched with a mission? Did you know that God has brought you together for a purpose? Here you can learn how to do that without stepping on toes.

Burnout Isn’t Better

Burnout Isn’t Better

I often wonder how a line from, "Hey Hey, My My” by Neil Young managed to become a Christian mantra. "It's better to burn out than to fade away," wasn’t just famous because of the song but it became infamous after being quoted in Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's suicide...

Sympathy is No Substitute for Action

Sympathy is No Substitute for Action

“Sympathy is no substitute for Action”, were the words coined by David Livingstone a missionary to Africa. When we think of the word 'sympathy', it isn’t usually associated with something negative. It’s feelings of sympathy; compassion, pity and concern that make...

3 Signs You Need to Re-adjust Your Priorities

3 Signs You Need to Re-adjust Your Priorities

Worn-out Shoes I’ve heard this saying in a few different ways, ‘The shoemaker’s children go barefoot’ or ‘The cobbler’s children are always ill-shod’. Either expression results in the shoemaker’s family getting a raw deal but the issue isn’t one exclusive to those who...

4 Things to Do When Your Ministry is in a Tunnel

4 Things to Do When Your Ministry is in a Tunnel

For those who are in ministry, it isn’t necessary to tell you that there are periods of time when you can feel that you are in a tunnel. We all feel that way at one time or another. Going through a tunnel does not need to be negative! In fact, there is much that we...

How to weather life’s storms.

How to weather life’s storms.

Stay-Fixed Life can be stormy; ministry brings plenty of storms too. When ships are out at sea and encounter a storm typically anchors are deployed to help with navigation and control. Anchors are interesting things. There are many types of anchors that are used...

Here am I. Send me!

Here am I. Send me!

DNA For most of my life, I have felt like missions have been a part of me. They are in my DNA. Just like the proverbial stick of rock, if you cut me down the middle ‘missions’ would be inscribed all the way through. Having talked to many others who have the same heart...

Those who honour me, I will honour.

Those who honour me, I will honour.

Most don’t realise that Eric Liddell went back to China. When he was asked if he regretted leaving behind the world of athletics and all the accolades that went with it he replied, “It’s natural for a chap to think over all that sometimes, but I’m glad I’m at the work I’m engaged in now. A fellow’s life counts for far more at this than the other.”

Preparing for an extraordinary destiny

Preparing for an extraordinary destiny

“Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny.” ― C.S. Lewis I don’t think that anyone enjoys going through difficult times but inevitably they come and we have to face them. The wise man built his house on the rock but he didn’t avoid the...

8 things missionaries can learn from weeds.

8 things missionaries can learn from weeds.

Sometimes missionary life is like the life of a weed. I know, I know what a horrible thing to say right? Why would I possibly compare missionary life to that of a weed. Why not pick something beautiful like a flower, a beautiful bush or a fruit tree instead? My...

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