Category Archives: Missions

World Vision Experience: AIDS Update

Wow! The World Vision Experience: AIDS was just that – Wow! What  a moving experience it was to walk through the eyes of an African child who’s life is turned upside down because of the AIDS epidemic.  Thank you to … Continue reading

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Church? In a preschool???

This past Sunday, I was privileged to share a message on the vision of  our church.  As a part of that message, I was able to share several “Bridge Stories” of Bridge attenders and how God has been at work … Continue reading

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Two Great Organizations to Support

While at the Catalyst Conference two weeks ago, I was certainly moved by two organizations that are making a difference in our world – Hope International and Compassion International.  Let me tell you a little about each. Hope International is “a … Continue reading

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Our Short-Term Missionary in Brazil

One of our members, Matt Wells, is on a 2-week mission trip to Benevides, Brazil.  Matt joined in with a team from his former church in Virgina (Reston Bible Church) to help with a summer camp that RBC puts on … Continue reading

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Dinner and a Show!

A few years ago, when “youth pastor” was one of the many hats I got to wear,  our youth minstry put on a dinner theatre called “Dinner at Luigi’s.”  I got pegged for the part of “Luigi.”  I was a … Continue reading

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Eat BBQ, Do Good.

Okay, so I borrowed today’s blog title from Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee.  Their tag line is “Drink Coffee, Do Good.”  I hope you’ll do that, but I hope you’ll also eat some BBQ and do some good for … Continue reading

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Something To Celebrate

I am the absolute worst at celebrating.  I’m much to reserve.  I am the guy who goes to a UNC basketball game and fits right in with the “wine and cheese” crowd.  I don’t like to draw attention to myself.  … Continue reading

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Wali na kuku and Food Shuttle

Courtney made Wali na Kuku for dinner tonight.  What is Wali na Kuku?  It is the other recipe I brought home with me from Tanzania.  “Wali” is rice and “kuku” is chicken.  For the most part, it is a rice, … Continue reading

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Advent Conspiracy Christmas Offering

This past Christmas, our church teamed with many others in joining what’s called the Advent Conspiracy.  We attempted to worship fully, spend less, give more and love all (and generally recapture Christmas from it’s secular grip).  We also set a … Continue reading

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Boone Family in South Africa

I deserve very little, if any, credit for the wonderful care package that you guys (The Bridge Church family) sent to our missionary friends in South Africa.  The Boones have received the package and sent us a “thank you” letter that … Continue reading

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