A Thriving Father
June 21st, 2020
No one is more appreciative of the thriving father than his family. I wish everyone could experience being raised by a father who prioritizes his relationship with God, feels his day is incomplete if ...
Partnership is Biblical
June 9th, 2020
The idea of partnership transcends time. It's as everlasting as God Himself because God exists in an eternal partnership in the form of the Trinity. What better example than that of Creation? Geneses ...
Who is a Partner?
June 2nd, 2020
There are two privileges God has given to humanity: salvation and partnership. Weak and fragile people are the vehicles through which this incredible message of salvation is preached. Because it's thr...
Teaching our kids to love Scripture
May 26th, 2020
Author: Wesley Jank "Dad…" His soft voice trembled, I lowered the book and looked into his brown eyes. "Yeah, what's up?" I asked. His eyes darted to the ground, "Dad, I just wanted to say…" he paused...
Hit the Pause Button
May 19th, 2020
Relationships, work, ministry, studies, fun activities, and events - all these things call for our attention. Sometimes, we get so wrapped up in doing what we deem important to the point of ignoring t...
Thriving while in Prison
May 12th, 2020
Over the last couple of weeks, I spent some time reviewing how some disciples handled stressful situations. As I looked at the situation Paul and Silas were in, the word “thriving” came to my mind. ...
Finding Joy in Hard Times
May 5th, 2020
The world has gone through some incredible changes over the last few months. The Virus. The economic shutdown. The social distancing. These are troubling times. Anxiety has gripped the nations as we (...
How to be Missional (without leaving your neighborhood)
April 28th, 2020
"And the Word became flesh and moved into a neighborhood." ~ The Message | Every one of us is a member of a neighborhood or community. But hold on, this is where things get interesting: God's plan for...
April 24th, 2020
Do you long for everything to go back to normal? Are you ready to go back to the workplace? Do you want your kids back in school? Are you ready to be with people? Many people feel as though their live...
Thoughts from the Garden
April 22nd, 2020
Over the weekend, I got busy building a backyard garden. It was messy, dirty, and incredibly satisfying work. As I dug up the ground and pulled roots from the earth I thought about the parable that Je...
Training in Godliness
April 20th, 2020
My favorite book of the Bible is the book of Timothy. In it, we find Paul writing to a young leader serving in a local church.Paul writes,“Do not waste your time arguing over godless ideas and old wiv...
April 17th, 2020
"The international airport is canceling all flights, leave now or be prepared to stay.” This news came out in March, a little over a week into our stay-at-home order here in Paraguay, and we had alrea...