Always be prepared…

Always be prepared…

missions and ministry, updates
Doesn’t science disprove God? Why would a ‘good’ God allow so much evil and suffering in the world? And would He really send people to Hell? Doesn’t that make Him a moral monster? And was Jesus really resurrected? Is the Bible even reliable, historically? How can there only be one true religion? You may have wrestled with these questions at some point in your faith journey. These are important issues - and they are HUGE hurdles to get over for people who have not yet made a decision to follow Jesus. Oh, who am I kidding? I wrestle with some of them too, and I’m a missionary!   The VERY good news is, there are convincing, well-reasoned responses to those questions. In a letter written to churches scattered throughout what…
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Sabbatical

Sabbatical

updates
For an overseas missionary, one serving internationally in a long-term assignment, the time comes to step out of the field and return home for a season of rest – a time for spiritual and personal refreshment, and time to develop and expand the financial partnerships that undergird their ministries.  A furlough, if you will. We live domestically, but the time has come for a similar season for us. 13 years ago, we went through a difficult season of discernment and obedience, leaving behind my I.T. career and joining Cru. Then, the difficult season of initial fundraising and re-orientation into life in ministry (which was VERY different from life in the business world!) I led a touring band on the road for 4 years. Then, another difficult season as I stepped…
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2010 in the rear-view mirror

missions and ministry
[singlepic id=28 w=240 h=180 float=right]Yup. It's the 'Holiday Update Letter', only in convenient 'online' form. Here's the quick re-cap. In 2010, neither of us changed jobs. We didn't have any more kids. We still have Sophie, the cute-and-comforting-but-useless-as-a-watchdog Bichon. We still live in Fishers. No huge changes. Now, the longer version... Scott continues to travel the globe playing music with blue sky nine. Last year, we got to do some amazing work (including an 8-city tour in Romania!) and we saw many, many lives changed for eternity (click here for a video re-cap featuring music from blue sky nine). Jennifer, when not being a taxi driver for the girls and their activities, continues to ride horses whenever possible and enjoys her girlfriends, and does home-improvement projects while Scott is on…
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