As my daughter and I, and 50 other servants, exited the newly constructed 400 square foot house built for a beautiful family of seven in the barrios of Puerto Penasco, Mexico, I humbly said: In every way I have talked and written about how misaligned the Church is… what you just experienced is the very […]Read more "pimps and mission trips…"
I know who I am today and I know what role I play in this life because of my mother.Read more "mother…"
late that night trent bursts into the room again, and he’s holding a plate of nachos, and he says, “emily, come have some nachos with me, and let me tell you how much i love you.”Read more "GUEST POST: In which we eat nachos and fall in love by Emily Wierenga"
The great blessing of faith I received from my father was greater than the very foundations of the earth. And as a father now myself, I must pass along this great blessing of faith to my children.Read more "father…"
When I die I hope that my epitaph will read, “He contended for the heart and soul of the Church for the sake of Jesus Christ and His Kingdom.” I say this because I will never in my life give up my pursuit to divorce Christians from lesser affinities and inferior obsessions that have compromised the very identity of Jesus Christ in the world.Read more "contending for the heart of the Church…"
It is a privilege to be Caroline’s dad and to walk with her in this life. Each of you have had a part in Caroline’s life- molding her and shaping her into the person she is. And this is just the beginning, there is so much more that God has in store for Caroline and her life.Read more "to my youngest daughter…"
It isn’t about our deficiency, our inadequacy, or our inability to do things for ourselves…it is about the great joy others take in serving us. And when we deprive others the opportunity to serve us…we deprive them of the profound joy of serving Christ.Read more "self made man…"