Today is the openning of the 2012 Olympic games. I am looking forward to the rivalries between Lochte and Phelps in the swimming competitions in addition to the mid and long distance rivalries between Kenyan and Ethiopian runners. But with our mission to Rwanda starting in a few days, it is unlikely that I will have much opportunity to watch the games. I am running a different kind of race and swimming in a different kind of pool. Foot washing during our ministry team's family prayer meeting this last Monday. We thank God for our families that stand alongside as we take the Good News of Jesus Christ around the world. Here, team member Shug Bury washes the feet of one of the family's member Whenever I tell people the name of our ministry, SWIM, many respond with a pun "Sink or SWIM?" Well, the pun has taken on a new significance this summer. As I look ahead to our departure for Rwanda this coming Wednesday, there are so many loose ends on so many fro
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.