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All four of us piled into our small sedan with drinks and snacks in hand ready to take on the 9-hour drive home through the plains of west Texas. I was filled with excitement after touring a facility that had been providing holistic ministry to their community for the...

I really didn’t like the word Overflow at first. It reminded me of something that should only happen in a bathroom. I had visions of trying to share this idea and people being so distracted by visions of toilets that they would be unable to hear anything. I spent hours...

5 Must Read Books for Everyone Going on Mission

When Helping Hurts by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert

“Poverty alleviation is the ministry of reconciliation: moving people closer to glorifying God by living in right relationship with God, with self, with others, and with...

Recognizing your type tendencies can have a significant impact on your next mission.

Every missionary (well, every Christian, for that matter) exhibits certain traits during a mission. As Ken and I have served, led, and overseen mission trips and projects over the years...

5 Things Churches Should Look for in a Ministry Partner

Despite the fact that their inboxes are full of emails from ministries requesting help, church leaders often struggle to find healthy parachurch and non-profit ministries that are ready for partnership. Because, le...

5 Steps to Finding Healthy, Compatible and Long-Term Ministry Partnerships

The email inboxes of pastors and missions directors are full of missionary support requests. Meanwhile, other amazing ministries lack the knowledge of how to even reach out to church leaders, and...

One of my favorite places on earth is Uganda. The striking beauty of deep blue skies, green foliage, and red dirt is matched only by the joy and open-hearted nature of its people.  One of the treasures of Uganda is Lake Victoria, also known as the source of the Nile. I...

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