It Should Have Been Me

I see the homeless man on the corner, sitting with a sign and his dog, his lips chapped, with dirty clothes and a couple bags, then I realize - it should have been me. I see the young college kid, full of pride, pleasing only himself, living in the only hope of constant self-pleasure and …

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Buy a Book – Support a Missionaries

Sometimes I feel as if there is so very little I can do to help in global missions. I have always remembered this about missions and being a Christian: "You either go down in the well, or support those who go down; either way, there ought to be scars on your hands." In God's good …

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What if Spurgeon Was Not Spurgeon?

What if C.H. Spurgeon was not Spurgeon? What do I mean? "What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray? And if he finds it, truly, I …

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Connect Locally – James Mission: Nowata

I know that this is slightly a different type of post for me, but I wanted to take a moment, before we move away from the area, to recognize a very worth while ministry outreach in the Nowata / Bartlesville, OK area. Over the course of the last 2 years or so, I have been …

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Joel and Krista – Longing for What Makes Us Happy

This summer we were privileged to have Joel and Krista , missionaries in Costa Rica at the Spanish Language Institute, come to our home and share with a small group of us (pictured). Joel and Krista are supported from donors that give to Grace Missions International out of Bartlesville, OK and are not paid by SLI. …

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Powerful Interview From A Front-line Missionary

Brother Kevin Turner, Founder and Director of Strategic World Impact, http://www.swi.org, is a dear brother in Christ and a friend of mine. A couple years ago I was introduced to this 5 part interview from a few years back. I highly recommend listening to this. I am always greatly edified, challenged and brought to tears …

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Kill Racism – Not Me

"And he made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place, that they should seek God, and perhaps feel their way toward Him and find Him. Yet He is actually not far from each on of …

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Most Influential Sermons In My Life

The below sermons have been used of God as the most influential sermons in my life. They have convicted me of sin, led me to desiring more of the power of God on and in my life, and caused me to desire my Lord even more. Although the Lord may not use these for you …

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