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Should the Cooperative Program compete for church dollars?

May 24, 2010


As we near the Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, the rhetoric is heating up with regard to the Great Commission Resurgence Task Force Report. And who else but Morris Chapman (soon-t0-retired head of the SBC’s Executive Committee) should be right in the middle of poo-pooing what could be the most significant report on […]

Trip wrap-up

July 18, 2009


As I write this we are preparing to land in Dallas to catch our connecting flight to Louisville. I think I speak for our team when I say that I am thoroughly gassed but joyful over the work that was accomplished for Jesus this week. I couldn’t be more proud of a team than I […]

Midweek PR update

July 15, 2009


We have had an inspiring and incredible trip so far – and it’s only Wednesday. Yesterday’s highlights include the beach, Cameron & fire ants, and some amazing cake batter & oreo ice cream at Rex’s. Teams have worked extremely hard in some rather steamy conditions to put on VBS, plaster walls and lay tile, and […]

Thirst wrap-up

April 6, 2009


Thanks to all of our students, leaders, and families that were involved in the Thirst mission trip over the last 8 weeks.  Thirst is our annual U.S. urban mission trip that we have been taking since 1999.  The vision is two-fold: 1) leadership reproduction (high school training middle school students in spiritual habits) and 2) […]

A Tennessee fan in Guatemala??

December 17, 2007


For all you misguided UT fans out there, I thought you would appreciate the reach your program has.  The pastor’s son in Rabinal, Guatemala was wearing this when we visited their community today.  I laughed and knew I had to put it online…nobody would ever believe that!