Missions, Misunderstood » UpStream

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I think that churches, not parachurch organizations, should be doing missions. I believe that there is no substitute for the God-designed structure of pastoral leadership, ministry of the spiritual gifts, and the community of faith. Some churches, though, just don’t get it. We sometimes joke about the church-sponsored group that arrived for a week-long trip to Wales wearing bright orange […]

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 am. I am and I’m […]