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Community With Purpose

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Jean Vainer, the founder of the l’Arche movement, expresses profound thoughts on community. Vainer has much to say about the relationship between mission and community. In one of his classics, Community and Growth, he pointed out that very quickly after Jesus invited the Twelve together into community, they began to quarrel and be protective of their own position. Vainer continues: Read More at Follow Us on Facebook

Jesus Calling Me To Come Aside

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Today I was re-reading a favorite book, No Greater Love by one of my heroes, Mother Teresa. (I’m sure that many of you would say the same thing.) The following words really stood out: “God loved the world so much that He gave Jesus. Today He loves the world so much that He gives you and me to be His love, His compassion, and His presence, through a live of prayer, of sacrifice, of surrender to God.” 

What About “Fruit That Remains”?

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India is a land like no other. Over 400 languages and cultures living together in modern cities and villages that seem locked in a long ago time. I have traveled to my beloved India more than a dozen times, and each trip has carried its own adventures. It is amazing that in the 21st Century, I can still find myself standing in front of groups of people who have never before heard the name of Jesus. Times like this remind me of Paul’s exhortation to the church:

Writing An Effective Support Letter: Journey To India 2013

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Okay. So you have heard about the upcoming Journey and your heart is stirred to go; however, you don’t have all the funds necessary (or any of the funds). So what do you do?  Find Out Here

Activated Faith

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It was 35 years ago that I first prayed for the sick and embarked on a lifelong adventure punctuated by times of great joy, wonder, confusion, revelation, discouragement and celebration. This is the nature of the healing journey, and there is no way around the paradoxes it includes; however, if we persevere, there are some keys waiting for us to pick up along the way.Read More »

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