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change in plans?

If you’ve been watching the news at all over the last couple days, I’d imagine this question may have come to your mind concerning us and our plans. Let me just say up front: Our plans right now remain unchanged. We are still hoping to be in Beirut by mid-September starting language studies. Does the … Continue reading

a little more about the “old” guy (see previous post)

His name is J. Dudley Woodberry, professor of Islamic studies at Fuller Theological Seminary, and his visit to Dallas Theological Seminary was timely, to say the least. The title of his message in chapel that Thursday in November was “The Fullness of time for Muslims.” The question he asked concerned how Jesus would cross socio-politico-cultural … Continue reading

fog and phone calls, just another day

Growing up working outside all the time, you’re life becomes determined by the weather. It’s been raining here for the last three days, after a bunch of rain last weekend. This is more rain than we’ve had all year. And that makes for some bad landscaping weather. This morning, we woke up to cloudless, cold … Continue reading

question of the week

Alright, I’ve been on the prowl, and this question popped into my mind from this last week… What do you think about the “emerging church?” This is an important question to be asking, especially since our church here in Chandler has adopted elements of the “movement” into its ministry strategy. The difficulty in answering this … Continue reading

no fear?

A few weeks ago, we watched the movie “A Mighty Heart.” It’s the true story of American journalist Daniel Pearl working in Pakistan, who was kidnapped by extremists and brutally beheaded. It’s an excellent movie – with a really good message – about a terrible event. picture currently unavailable By far the most common question … Continue reading