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What Baseball Has in Common With Church Planting

What Baseball Has in Common With Church Planting

Living in San Diego while the Padres are enjoying a banner year (a rarity indeed!) has been great. It brings back memories of playing baseball and watching Willie Mays as a boy. But what in the world does baseball have in common with church planting? There is...
Is Everyone A Missionary?

Is Everyone A Missionary?

Right about now I’m pretty weary with the line of thought that “these are challenging days.” Enough. I find myself coming back to the basics, less concerned about Covid-19, getting back to reading things that refresh my heart—God’s Word and books I’ve only recently...
Why Do Students Come to Radius?

Why Do Students Come to Radius?

Motives are a tricky topic. I remember one of my darkest times in Papua New Guinea. We were approaching the end of seven months of teaching our way from Creation to Christ. Things were going well, I was sure that many Iteri folks were understanding the message they...
The White Noise of Missions

The White Noise of Missions

I will confess I love walking around the malls here in San Diego during the Christmas season.  After years of sweat-soaked Dec. 25th mornings trying to ‘get the feel’ of the Christmases I’d known before, it’s just enjoyable to walk around, smell cinnamon and such, and...
Missions Through Flawed People

Missions Through Flawed People

  One important part of our training here is poring over the biographies of missionaries of old and biblical characters that God has used to advance His purposes. In these accounts, it seems the Father is not shy about the flaws of His servants. This week, as we...