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Basketball Tournament - the beginning

In June, 2015 a young white man entered a historic Black church in Charleston, SC and opened fire during a prayer meeting.  Nine people lost their lives that night, and the ongoing conversation about race in our communities continued.   192 more words



Yesterday was a major milestone for First Baptist Church of Mt. Healthy. Over the course of the day, we both celebrated 60 years of ministry and acknowledged a new direction for our church in reaching our community with the love of Jesus Christ.   186 more words


My Mom - Guest Blog

Tomorrow morning my favorite missionary flies back to her home in Haiti.  It has been such a JOY to have her here for the last two weeks (which have flown, by the way.)  My heart is filled because it is such a privilege to know that your child is, not only doing what they LOVE, but what they are called by God to do.  441 more words

The final edition

Here’s our final edition of our Wiens Wanderings newsletter . . . at least as it relates to our ministry with eMi.  Thanks to all of you who have followed our wanderings, prayed for us, and been part of this exciting time in our lives!   16 more words

Engineering Ministries International

Pastor's schedule based around free lunches, saves thousands in one year

By Joe LaGuardia

There is an old joke that if you want to get pastors together, just offer free lunch.

Every joke is based, of course, on some truth: When there is a conference, association or convention meeting, revival, or non-profit fundraiser hoping to raise awareness and clergy support, a free meal is not only helpful in turning out numbers, it is also expected. 1,034 more words

Faith And Culture

My take is giving...thanks

I learned a good lesson today, I thought I’d share with you.

I was at our local Classical Conversations co-op.  One of our families presented themselves this morning, and gave us all “a good dose of perspective” as one mom called it.   417 more words


Cultural Context

Guatemala has a very different Cultural Context than the United States.  Most cultures of the world are collectivistic cultures which place the highest value on relationships. 122 more words