Category Archives: Conference

God-centered, Mission-focused purpose for our troubles

It’s tempting to think that being a Christian should minimize the challenges and troubles of life. We have God with us! Shouldn’t He protect us from hardships? Shouldn’t life be easier? Continue reading

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Summer Conference Ministry

For those interested, I will be speaking at America’s Keswick this summer (July 22-27). If you are unable to attend, please keep me in your prayers for an effective week of ministry. I especially enjoy interaction with the residents of … Continue reading

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Ministry in Western Culture

–Challenges and Opportunities– America is a pluralistic society rich in multi-ethnic and multi-cultural diversity. We (Christians) welcome this diversity and recognize that the gospel is meant for all nations and peoples on earth (Matthew 28:19-20; Acts 1:8; Heaven itself will … Continue reading

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