A Book Review of Jeff Cary’s Free Churches and the Body of Christ!

I would like to take a brief moment to review a book written by a good friend, Jeff Cary. Jeff and his family have really become dear to my family (both extended and immediate) over the years. And it would be truthful to say that he has been instrumental in my theological and spiritual development inContinue reading “A Book Review of Jeff Cary’s Free Churches and the Body of Christ!”

On seeing the crowd…

I’ve never noticed the crowd before. “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven…”  Now, THAT I’ve read again and again. I’ve imagined it, a peaceful scene. Jesus, on the top of a rocky hill, in the middle of green grass swaying as a  light breeze carries his words toContinue reading “On seeing the crowd…”

A Book Review of Shawn Redford’s Missiological Hermeneutics

I want to take a moment to review a book written by a good friend and fellow CMF missionary, Shawn Redford. During our time in Nairobi, Justine and I have come to deeply appreciate Shawn and Kristin and their delightful family. Shawn specializes in teaching theology of mission as part of the Intercultural Studies facultyContinue reading “A Book Review of Shawn Redford’s Missiological Hermeneutics”

The Role of Faith in Development Work

As of late, I’ve been deeply affected by the video shown below. Tim Costello’s (CEO of World Vision Australia) articulation of poverty and the role of faith in development work has had the particular quality of opening my eyes to the reality of what I’ve been seeing all along. His placing of poverty in theContinue reading “The Role of Faith in Development Work”