Missions Misunderstood » Training

Posted May 19th, 2008 by E. Goodman

Several people have asked about what’s next for me. The truth is, I don’t know. I still don’t know what I’m going to do for a living after we arrive in the U.S. Sure it sounds irresponsible and immature to up and leave a perfectly good job and regular paycheck for, well, nothing, but I […]

Tags: book, future plans, UpStream

Filed under:Reflections, Training, Uncategorized Posted March 24th, 2008 by E. Goodman

Fear is a powerful thing. It can cause us to do some very irrational things. Of all the threats that we face on a daily basis, we put more time, money, and effort into protecting ourselves from things that we find very scary, whether they are likely to happen to us or not. In Chapter […]

Tags: attrition, Fear, threat, Training

Filed under:Ministry, People, SBC, Team, Training, Uncategorized Posted September 20th, 2006 by E. Goodman

We read church planting books, we go to seminars, and we study models, strategies, and formulas. We are driven by statistics of measurable lostness, reached-ness, and saturation. We calculate number of personnel, availability of resources, and total cost involved. When it comes to missions, as with the rest of Christianity, we’ve tried to make a […]

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