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Defining Evangelicalism- what it really means

It seems that there is a bit of confusion when it comes to the word evangelical. Is it an old word with a modern political context?  Should those that follow Christ throw in the towel when it comes to whether or not we should keep using it to define who we are and what we… Continue reading Defining Evangelicalism- what it really means

Current Events

Hate, Protests, Charlottesville – In need of Mediation

Hate begets hate. That is a natural progression of all humanity that is void of a Mediator.   When I saw a picture this morning of some of the pro-white protestors, a couple of things give me pause:   1) I am glad that they are not wearing masks. We actually get to see who… Continue reading Hate, Protests, Charlottesville – In need of Mediation

Missional Life

Cops – an unreached people group

  Dear American Christian, What do you think would happen if you saw law enforcement personnel as an unreached people group to pursue instead of picking up stones to throw at?  For those that find it easier to see them as the enemy, I guess it's easier to hate them, feel threatened by them, or… Continue reading Cops – an unreached people group

Family Updates · Missional Life

Our LA mission field update – Rain

I ask myself often, if I am honest, I have to admit that it's daily,  --"What are we doing here in this big ol city?" I've been tagging our Instagram pics with #misfitmissionariesinla because that's how I honest to God feel.  Moving to an unknown place, with an unknown culture is distressing. Comfort zone is… Continue reading Our LA mission field update – Rain

Missional Life

Poem for the Fellowship of the Unashamed

This morning my husband and 16 year old daughter had the privilege of hearing Steve Lawson preach a sermon that covered Luke 14:25-35, which is about counting the cost of being a disciple of Christ. I was stuck in bed with a really bad head cold and congestion, so even though I could not hear… Continue reading Poem for the Fellowship of the Unashamed

Family Updates

New Christmas traditon for a new life in the city

This year we are starting a new tradition.  It involves scaling back significantly with how we do Christmas.  Some may think it's a bit extreme and that's fine. For those that know me personally know that I don't give much stock when it comes to other people's opinions concerning how our family does "family", which… Continue reading New Christmas traditon for a new life in the city