Tag Archives: The Church

Three Theological Reflections After Uganda

I went to Uganda with two objectives. First, to engage and learn from the people there. I wanted to meet them, be exposed to their culture, and generally expand my knowledge of people who are far away and very different … Continue reading

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Uganda Theological Reflection #3: A New Map of the World

After I returned home from my short-term missions trip to Uganda, an insightful member of my church asked me, “What can the American church do for the church in Uganda?” Great question! Having spent time reflecting since then, I thought … Continue reading

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Uganda Travel Log: Day 12 – Church, Debrief and Dancing

Location: Kampala and Ndere, Uganda Sunday, May 28, 2017 Unbelievably, we leave tomorrow to fly back to the States. Although there were moments on this trip when I felt like we’d been in Uganda for months, not days, now suddenly … Continue reading

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Counting Down to Departure for Uganda

Countdown to departure for Uganda: T-2 days I leave Monday! And I wanted to share with you a few miscellaneous updates as the hour draws near… Packing for something like this is crazy A picture is worth 1,000 words. This … Continue reading

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Foundations: A Transformed Dream

A sermon manuscript on Romans 12:1-2, prepared for Life Bridge Community Church (recorded audio | sermon notes) Introduction As you know, this year we have been working through the book of 1 Corinthians, studying what it means to be the church. When … Continue reading

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Sunday School Answers

I serve twice a month at my church in what would traditionally be called “Sunday School” (we call it “HarvestKids“). Typically, I teach 3rd grade. I love it. Children are amazing. They are so simple and trusting and full of life (and … Continue reading

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Thankful for Family

“Gratitude is the attitude that sets the altitude for living.” This is the very first “proverb” (“Jamesism”) I remember learning from James MacDonald when I visited Harvest Bible Chapel for the first time back in the 90’s. He was right then, and … Continue reading

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