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More than a “missions experience”

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Late tomorrow night I board an overnight flight for Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Once there I’ll spend the next four days with a dozen pastors and youth pastors from across the United States who are coming to explore bringing a team to Haiti with Praying Pelican Missions. I have a confession to make: Going to Haiti doesn’t […]

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Redemption Song

Good Friday reminds me of this song and this moment for two reasons. May we sing songs of freedom this weekend. Jesus came to set captives free. May we celebrate and remember as ones freed from bondage. As we celebrate Easter this weekend, let’s remember that Jesus didn’t die just to redeem you. He died […]

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What have you done for me lately?

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A year ago the earth shook and the world changed. Billions were given. Tens of thousands have gone to help. Yet not much has changed. The poor suffered. The rich got richer. More people died needlessly. The UN has effectively lied, spending money studying and asking questions while accomplishing little. And America sleeps in their comfy beds tonight feeling like they did […]

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My favorite pictures of 2010

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I have thousands of pictures from 2010. Work events, family life, our garden, and two mission trips. But both of my favorite pictures of the year came from the same day in the same location. The Sons of God Orphanage in Carrefour, Haiti. The first picture is of Kristen. She’s with a little boy who […]

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