Missions Misunderstood » Reflections

Posted September 21st, 2006 by E. Goodman

That’s right, of the U.S. of A. The way I see it, an anonymous blogger has just as good a chance as anyone these days. I’m not sure if I’d run as a Democrat or a Republican; I may even start a new party. My platform will be “I’m not a politician,” and my strategy […]

Filed under:Politics, Reflections Posted September 8th, 2006 by E. Goodman

In my country of service, the culture has a built-in opportunity for meeting people. It is perhaps the one activity to which we can naturally contribute. They are called “Language Exchange Partnerships,” and basically make up an underground network of nationals who are interested for whatever reason in improving their English through conversation with native […]

Filed under:Reflections, Uncategorized Posted August 10th, 2006 by E. Goodman

When David Rogers tags you, you play along. 1. One book that changed your life: Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak 2. One book that you’ve read more than once: Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger 3. One book I’d want on a desert island: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain 4. One […]

Filed under:Reflections, Uncategorized Posted July 11th, 2006 by E. Goodman

Last week, we were visited by a church planting professor from one of our seminaries. He taught a seminar for some of the workers in our country as part of the IMB’s professor-exchange program. He shared church plating strategies and theories, and some basic principles from scripture. I sent our Journeymen. These girls have been […]

Filed under:Reflections, Uncategorized Posted June 22nd, 2006 by E. Goodman

Last weekend, I sent my Jman girls to Madrid for a church planting class taught by a visiting seminary professor from the states. They said that they really liked what the teacher had to say, but that they came away discouraged, feeling like he didn’t approve of our team’s strategy as they shared it with […]

Filed under:Reflections, Uncategorized Posted May 28th, 2006 by E. Goodman

This blog is a companion to Missions Misunderstood, where I post my thoughts on missions, misiology, and church planting strategy. Unlike that site, where posts are long (more often than not), thought-out (sometimes), and pedantic (invariably, but unintentionally), I’ll use this blog to bore you with the details of my life. Believe it or not, […]

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