If you’re like me, you might like to run away, cover up, ignore, or fret over your mistakes and conflicts with others…No one loves to own up to their mistakes…we do whatever we can to make sure that no one else finds out about the mistake…What are we so afraid of?
The third core ability of All Nations church planters is to be a healthy person on a healthy team. I know I’ve said this about all of the core abilities so far, but this one is perhaps the most important! In fact, the first three abilities are more about how we live as believers than […]
The second core ability of All Nations church planters (see previous posts for previous core abilities) is militant, passionate prayer. How this prayer is different from other kinds of prayer became obvious to me many years ago. I was praying with a group of missionaries from many different agencies. After we finished, one lady came […]
The first core ability of All Nations church planters is the Ability to Abide with Jesus Christ. This might seem obvious at first, but it can’t be overemphasized. If we can’t abide in Christ, then we can’t do anything. (John 15:4). But, what does it look like to Abide in Christ in the middle of […]
I have an old pamphlet pinned up in our office that contains a print of the painting shown below. I picked it up at an art exhibition when my wife and I were still students. I always thought, “One day I will buy this painting.” Luckily we never did, because it will not fit in a suitcase! My pamphlet has become […]