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I was hoping to be in the north of New Zealand today to celebrate Waitangi Day with friends and colleagues but instead I will be at the DeLight Festival in Takaka. Apologies to the NZCM gang at the Congress who I enjoyed meeting with 3 years ago in Waikanae. Hope it goes well. I did, […]
“I want a Church which is poor and for the poor.” Pope Francis said that last month, in his awesome document that you should have read already. Its called Evangelii Gaudium, Apostolic Exhortation. Download the PDF. So the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation is coming up in 2017 and, based on the last weeks […]
I just watched a very unfortunate recent video by our dear brother John Piper. I really don’t think he saw how his words could be misconstrued in the wrong hands. Hopefully it has been taken down by now or at least will be in the next few hours. Nothing is coming down, except his video. […]
Its been an interesting discussion the last few days regarding the article 20 Things the Rich do that the Poor Don’t, posted on Dave Ramsey’s site but written actually, by Tom Corley, My response is below. Essentially, the article was insulting to the asset-challenged and there was confusion regarding who are the poor and who are […]
So apparently rich people are all nutrition experts and fitness gurus . . . while the poor, God bless ‘em, are lazy couch potatoes who spend their days munching salty chips in front of reality TV shows. I got home from work a few days ago and discovered Dave Ramsey’s article 20 Things the Rich do […]
A little post to catch up. – All well here. Doing a little work with a winery and enjoying the outdoors. We are trying to make a some money and hang out with migrant workers at the same time. This also means that if you plan to support our mission overseas then ALL of the […]
This is a post for Blog Action Day and Exposed 2013 Hot Potato is a game we used to play as kids. Pretending the potato was actually hot (it wasn’t), we would pass it around the circle as fast as we could from person to person. Eventually, someone would lose concentration and hold on to […]
Some of my recent
My article in this series that covered global issues in missions and church was calle...
The Dust off Their Feet
Acts 10-13 is what I wrote about in this Bible commentary. I really liked this one. ...
My chapter in the Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, they told me, would b...
Mission of God Study Bible
I wrote the Bible. Well … only a small part of this Study Bible, really. And ...
Some recent and memorable
Cornerstone Festival. USA
My 3 talks were on the topic of emergent nomadic blogging couch surfing apostles. Des...
Kirchentag is a gathering of over 100,000 German protestants. My talk, based on the F...
The Gathering. Prague.
In Prague I spoke to a group of Christian business professionals and foundation leade...
Lausanne. Cape Town.
A talk at the Lausanne Fringe, Cape Town, by Mike Frost, Gaby Naby and Andrew Jones (...