Reading Jesus' Sermon on the Mount as we prepared to take Communion with our Israeli and Palestinian brothers in the Holy Land. It has been quite an incredible week here in Israel. We have met with so many amazing leaders, both Christian and non Christian as we try to understand the complexity of their leadership context. We also visited so many historical sites of great significance for the three faiths Judaism, Christianity and Islam. There is so much to reflect on that I hardly know where to begin. I have a couple articles to write for the Chanhassen Villager and the Chaska Herald Newspapers due this coming Friday. I am hoping that as I travel back home, I will get some thoughts together around key issues of faith that I have encountered throughout my travels here in the Holy Land. Abraham's Tomb inside the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron. For now, I feel a sense of brokenness and sadness. Echstasy of walking on the holy historical stones is temp
The major cities of the United States are changing both in their belief systems and ethno-cultural makeup. How should the Good News be presented to them in order to be Good News? Besides sharing biblical inspiration plus stories of God's grace at work through our ministry in various parts of the world, I hope to address this and many other issues important to our Christian faith.