Category Archives: Missions

It Matters to This One

This is probably my favorite story/illustration of all time. I believe it is a story that circulates around YMCA day camps and the like as group devotional material. I had heard it sometime in the past but my brother retold … Continue reading

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Day 3 in El Salvador with Compassion International

Day 3 was more of the same. Impressed. Wow. Conviction. We left the city today and drove about an hour and a half into more rural parts. We past Mayan ruins and fields of volcanic rock leftover from some eruption … Continue reading

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Day 2 in El Salvador with Compassion International

Getting a head start on the day two report, I haven’t done the Day 2 “devotional”, but it does ask the question again, “What ONE WORD best summarizes this day for you?” The answer so far would be, “wow.” Today … Continue reading

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Day One of Compassion International Trip to El Salvador

So I have the privilege of being on a trip to El Salvador with a team of pastors to see the work of Compassion International. In our trip book, provided by Compassion, it has a daily devotional and place to … Continue reading

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COEXIST?

Not too long ago, I did a sermon series I called “COEXIST.” You have probably seen the bumperstickers. The idea, in my mind, is that there are a lot of different faith and belief systems or you might call them … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – Pineapple Story: A Lesson in Giving Things Over to God

This is one of my favorite sermons of all time. Otto Koning was a Dutch missionary in Papua New Guinea. I love his sense of humor, which I’d like to think is similar to mine. This is absolutely worth the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Amsterdam Mission Trip

The Bridge is sending it’s third mission trip team to Amsterdam on May 21-28. Our first team went in 2010 as a scout team to pray over the city and to ask for God’s leading for our church about how … Continue reading

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