Category Archives: Ministry Matters

Running with Endurance

Even though the Heritage campus is closed, our school is still open.  Students are working hard to finish their courses.  But now instead of being in class, they are online. Over the past week, I’ve been part of several Zoom … Continue reading

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Make the Most of Your Time

In the midst of this pandemic, I’ve heard from a number of students who are feeling disoriented and out of sync.  Like many others, they find themselves stuck at home.  Rhythms and routines are gone. Welcome to life in limbo. … Continue reading

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Still

“Be Still and Know that I am God.  Psalm 46:10 For over a year, one single word has felled me: [1]  Still. As in:  “Be still and know that I am God.”  Over the past year, through a simple brochure … Continue reading

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The Church in Action (Acts 8)

Acts 8 divides into two halves, both focused on the ministry of Philip, one of the seven leaders chosen to serve the widows in the Jerusalem church (6:5).  The first half of the chapter tells of Philip’s ministry in Samaria … Continue reading

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The Church in Action (Acts 7)

Acts  7 is the longest in the book of Acts (60 verses), following the shortest (chapter 6 has 15 verses).   In chapter 7 we hear Stephen’s defense before the Sanhedrin.  Having been charged with “speaking against this holy place and … Continue reading

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The Church in Action (Acts 6)

This shorter chapter serves several purposes:  1) it gives further evidence of the church’s internal life and external rapid growth in Jerusalem; 2) it introduces us to Stephen—a man who will be prominent in the next chapter; 3) it continues … Continue reading

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Praise and Prayer Update (February 28, 2020)

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted a Praise and Prayer Update.  Linda and I were down in the States at the annual conference for The Association for Biblical Higher Education.  It was a significant time of learning and … Continue reading

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