Archive for December 2011

Reflecting on the past year

2011 has been interesting. I’ve had many opportunities to grow. How ’bout you? I’ve been reflecting on this past year. Here’s 11 random things I learned in 2011: “I cleaned my room” is a matter of opinion. Grade 4 is a tough transitional year, for kids. Driving a stick shift while drinking coffee results in…

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A Christmas Mission Statement

Jesus is the reason for the season, we all know that. Just knowing that, however, does not make it a true statement for you, or for me. Two words: hunger and presence. Both are synonymous with Christmas. Let these two words be the inspiration to guide your Christmas mission statement. A mission statement, just for…

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Mission of Love

A mission of love…Of late, I have been spending time in 1 John 4:7-21. It is packed with profound teaching about the significance of love from a theological and missional perspective. A central truth is that “God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him” (v. 16). Union in God…

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