Tag: outreach

The Mighty Morphin Protestant Ranger

“I love doing preposterous things,” He replied.  “Why I don’t know anything more exhilarating and delightful than turning weakness into strength, and fear into faith, and that which has been marred into perfection.” -The Shepherd (Hinds Feet and High Places Novel)   As a… Continue Reading “The Mighty Morphin Protestant Ranger”

It Takes A Village (To Raise a Missionary)

There is an old African proverb that says, “It takes a village to raise a child.”  But, over this past year, I’ve realized that it also takes a village to raise up and send out a missionary (especially a crazy and injury prone one… Continue Reading “It Takes A Village (To Raise a Missionary)”

Preparing for a Porn Conference: This Christian’s Walk on the Wild Side

I never thought these words would ever come out of my mouth, but here it goes… In exactly one month, I will be attending a porn conference in Vancouver, Canada.   Now before anyone freaks out – or rushes over to their cell phones to… Continue Reading “Preparing for a Porn Conference: This Christian’s Walk on the Wild Side”

If The Church Went To Hell

“You will come to a place where the streets are not marked.  Some windows are lighted, but mostly they’re darked.  A place you could sprain both your elbow and chin!  Do you dare to stay out? Do you dare to go in?  How much… Continue Reading “If The Church Went To Hell”

#againstALLodds – Girls Futsal Initiative

According to FIFA, roughly 500 x more girls have the opportunity to play soccer in America than in South Africa. So practically, what does this mean for girls in the city of Cloetesville, South Africa? In my personal experience, soccer has taught me some… Continue Reading “#againstALLodds – Girls Futsal Initiative”

Part of A Team

Cloetesville, South Africa It’s an area full of colored, afrikaans speaking South Africans.  It’s an area that is saturated with alcohol abuse, poverty, school dropouts, and pregnant teenagers.  The average person doesn’t have much of a job or an education, let alone a loving… Continue Reading “Part of A Team”