Are you ever really prepared for what’s coming? When we moved overseas 13 years ago, we thought we were prepared.
That seems like such a strange question for Jesus to ask: “Do you want to get well?” Who wouldn’t want to?
There are two kinds of listeners: active and passive.
Sometimes we make life too complicated. We overthink most situations and cause many of our own troubles.
Two of the most important attributes for expat living are a sense of humor and the ability to tolerate failure.
There are times in our busy lives when we just don’t feel like God is present or working in the midst of our situation. It’s important to know that our perception of things can sometimes be off.
Here are three ways you can keep involved in missions.
Several years ago, a church member gave me an old copy of a Lutheran prayer book. I wasn’t used to following written prayers, but I started using it and found that it greatly enriched my prayer life.
There’s an old story about two rival kings who had an argument about which language was the ‘original’ language that was God-given and natural to humans. Each side argued that their language had descended from Adam and Eve.
What struck me was that the prayer focused on these politicians as individuals before God who needed guidance, encouragement and support to do their jobs.