Culture, Ministry, Missional Living

Thoughts on the “7 Worst International Aid Ideas” by Richard Stupart

Richard Stupart's "7 Worst International Aid Ideas" is an excellent article about misunderstanding cultural needs and ministering ineffectively.  This cross-cultural ministry "mismatch" is most often unintentional and with a well-meaning heart and passion. One can have good intentions in their ministry efforts cross-culturally and yet cause significant damage or detriment in the ongoing Christian ministry.… Continue reading Thoughts on the “7 Worst International Aid Ideas” by Richard Stupart

Culture, Missional Living

RoadTrip, Adventure, and Missions…

For those taking RoadTrips this summer, here are a couple helpful websites for fun and adventure: Great Road Food: Discover casual eateries that offer excellent food (including regional specialities), decent prices and local color. http://www.RoadFood.com Offbeat Tourist Attractions: More than 10,000 bizarre museums, memorable tombstones, larger-than-life sculptures, alligator farms, dinosaur reconstructions and other oddities - even… Continue reading RoadTrip, Adventure, and Missions…

Church, Culture

Potluck International Food Night for a Family Night or Church Missions Focus

Wouldn't this be fun to do for a monthly missions focus with our church family? You could add a focus on missionaries working in that country, people groups, etc. Even adopt a missionary or people group and continue to pray for them and send them care packages. Potluck International Food Night - This family activity… Continue reading Potluck International Food Night for a Family Night or Church Missions Focus

Church Planting, Culture, Leading, Ministry, Missional Living

How One Texas Church Embraced an Ureached, Unengaged People Group

The Marati People of India, Embraced Unengaged by men, but not by God! (First Hand Account By L.D., edited by Ariadne Harrison*) Keller, TX – In November of 2011 God put it on my heart to lead our church to “embrace” a second unengaged unreached people group. The Holy Spirit stirred me to pray about… Continue reading How One Texas Church Embraced an Ureached, Unengaged People Group