Here’s a quick overview of what you’ll hear in Episode 19: Update: Find out who contacted Edify Hub to offer missionaries over $65 worth of electronic Bible study resources – for free. Encouragement: You’ll hear the rest of Miqueas Perez’s story of surrendering to preach and becoming a Spanish-speaking missionary to the United States. Tech. Tip: Meet an app […]
Here’s a quick overview of what you’ll hear in Episode 18: Update: After some input in my life around personal evangelism, I’ll be asking you for some help in how to develop skills. Encouragement: You’ll meet a missionary who left his home to move to a new country where he did not understand the culture or […]
Here’s a quick overview of what you’ll hear in Episode 17: Update: Some usability improvements for missionaries managing their websites. Encouragement: Hear the conclusion of my conversation with my dad, whose paralyzing childhood accident had people tell him he could never serve in missions. Find out how he found his way to serve. Tech. Tip: […]
Here’s a quick overview of what you’ll hear in Episode 14: Update: Some progress with messages to missionaries interested in building websites. Want to speed up the deputation process? Let’s talk. Encouragement: Hear the conclusion of our story of moving from Florida to Illinois, where we had no family, no friends, no house, no church, and no job. […]
When I heard the suggestion, it made my brain explode. At the Georgia Aquarium, I heard Stephen Arthur, Head of U.S. Financial Services for Google, share how his company tackles “the world’s biggest challenges.” He mentioned a different kind of thinking toward those challenges that caught me off guard. I often find myself wanting to improve. If […]
Did you hear the one about the “Prayer Letter App”? A missionary shared with me a comedy sketch his team members presented during a recent conference. The joke was a Prayer Letter App that could take mundane events and make them worthy to share with supporting churches. I only remember one example. The actor claimed that when he drove through a puddle, he splashed […]
Our family of five didn't really know what to expect. Sure we had some ideas. We thought we'd see rough roads, cool animals, hot temperatures. And, of course, my brother and his family.
We expected to work and help out with some projects. And we expected to learn a lot.
Here’s a quick overview of what you’ll hear in Episode 12: Update: What’s left before Edify Hub’s missionary website builder becomes publicly available? And who are we looking to hire to help? Encouragement: Evangelist Jerry Sivnksty was 60 seconds from quitting. Hear what God did to keep him in the game. Tech. Tip: We share a free […]
I regularly remember counsel from my friend Andy Bonikowsky, a missionary in Spain. More than once he has cautioned that I should not get too enamored with whatever ideas hit me first, but that I should be prepared for my plans to change over time.
That feels like good advice. But when you’re ready for an activity or an investment to end, how do you know when you’re making a wise choice and when you’re being a quitter?
I’ve tried to manufacture my own “divine appointments” before. Yes, I’ve been “that guy” who gives Christianity a bad name, caring more about checking “spiritual conversation” off my to-do list than I care about the person I’m talking to. I’m really trying now not to be “that guy.” So when a real divine appointment shows up, it seems I still have […]