January 31, 2015

New Issue of Churchnet Magazine

The latest issue of the Churchnet digital magazine is out. The January issue of the free, monthly publication is the fourth issue and it focuses on the work of the Resources & Relationships Team. the issue includes a photo I took on the front cover, and i…
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January 28, 2015

Guatemalan Ministry Brings Life and Hope

During my trip to Guatemala earlier this month, I had the opportunity to visit the Tabitha Ministry in Guatemala City. I have known about Tabitha for years since Churchnet helps support it, but I enjoyed finally getting to see it myself. Ethics Daily  ran an a…
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January 27, 2015

Guatemalan Baptists Train for Transforming Ministry

Earlier this month, I traveled to Guatemala. Although I enjoyed the trip immensely (especially the tasty food and beautiful landscape of mountains and volcanoes), my primary goal was not entertainment. Instead, I hoped to help my Guatemalan Baptist brothers a…
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January 23, 2015

January 22, 2015

Obama Attempts to Turn Page to "Better Politics"

On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama waltzed down the aisle of the House of Representatives as members of the House and Senate reached out to shake his hand. Robed members of the Supreme Court also appeared, along with many other governmental officials. T…
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January 20, 2015

Guatemala Memories

I spent last week in Guatemala as part of a partnership Churchnet has with the Convention of Baptist Churches in Guatemala. We traveled down there on Monday (my birthday). Plane trouble and a missed flight resulted in a more international day as we were rerou…
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January 9, 2015

Cuban Baptists Praise Shift in U.S.-Cuba Relations

Ethics Daily ran my latest article today, which is titled "Cuban Baptists Praise Shift in U.S.-Cuba Relations." The piece reports on a statement by the Cuban Baptist group COEBAC in response to the start of improved relations between the U.S. and Cu…
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January 8, 2015

Laws are Moral Choices

The City of Jefferson, Missouri, came alive yesterday. As the state capital, the downtown area explodes in population during legislative sessions. The 2015 session started at noon yesterday and runs until mid-May. For the next few months, legislators, lobbyi…
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January 6, 2015

The Future is Now

I sent out my monthly email update for January, which notes some of my recent publications. It also includes a short reflection about visions of the future and the movie  Back to the Future II . You can read the update here and subscribe for future editions on …
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January 4, 2015

Christmas Special

The Christmas season is wrapping up. Tomorrow marks the last of the twelve days of Christmas (which actually start on Christmas). Today is Epiphany Sunday, which helps celebrate the end of the Christmas season and often brings a focus on the visit of the magi…
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