Our Epic Summer Missions Adventure, Part 1: SOZO Festival

This summer Ivalene and I had an amazing 3 week experience serving the missions field of Serbia and Romania. It was a busy, intense, and highly productive mission. In this series of posts I'll share the highlights. First up -  the SOZO Festival in Novi Sad, Serbia (July 22-29, 2013) [By the way, sorry I've [...]

By |2013-09-21T16:30:32-05:00September 21st, 2013|Missions|0 Comments

Sri Lanka Mission Recap: Final Impressions

Investing in the Next Generation of Sri Lankan Christian leaders Well I've been back from my missions trip to Sri Lanka for a week now. I'm still having trouble adjusting to the 12 hour time change! Check out my previous post for an overview of our mission serving the least of these. Here's [...]

By |2012-11-21T14:04:29-06:00November 21st, 2012|Missions|0 Comments

Sri Lanka Mission Report: Serving “The Least of These”

Sri Lanka Worship Conference in the Hill Country 'I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers or sisters of mine, you did for me.' Matthew 25:40 Right now I'm writing during a rare moment to reflect, sitting outside in the beautiful "hill country" of Sri [...]

By |2012-11-21T11:27:02-06:00November 11th, 2012|Missions|13 Comments

What About Worship and Intercession?

I urge you first of all to pray for all people. Ask God to help them, intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them. 1 Timothy 2:1 In this article I'm going to drop out of professor mode and just share from my heart. God has really been speaking to me lately about intercession. [...]

By |2012-11-09T23:34:50-06:00November 1st, 2012|Missions, Spirituality|0 Comments

Missions Benefit Concert with Live Webcast Oct 27

http://www.facebook.com/events/377889602289351/ I'm psyched!  An Evening To Benefit Wholehearted Worship Worldwide Missions will be live webcast ! PLACE: Sozo's@Belmont Church (16th & Grand, Music Row Nashville 37212) DATE:   Saturday October 27 TIME:    7:00-9:30 pm CDT Join us in person or watch it live on the web. There's a Livestream link at the bottom of [...]

By |2012-10-26T09:01:54-05:00October 25th, 2012|Missions, Music|3 Comments

Wholehearted Worship Worldwide Missions Benefit Concert

We're having a shindig and you're invited! What's a shindig you ask? shin·dig (noun) A large, festive, lively party, esp. one celebrating something Poster courtesy Brad McKelvey. Thanks Brad!  OCTOBER 27 will be our first ever annual Missions Benefit Concert. It's gonna be a party and a chance to connect with friends old [...]

By |2012-10-21T23:25:44-05:00October 11th, 2012|Missions, Music|2 Comments

Need Discernment ?

Do you need discernment about an important situation or decision? I sure do. Discernment Discernment is the ability to judge well. To perceive the heart of a matter. Practically speaking, discernment sees through superficial appearance. It evaluates or judges accurately. Discernment grasps what is obscure, not obvious, it “reads between the lines.” […]


By |2012-09-19T15:05:03-05:00September 18th, 2012|Missions, Personal, Spirituality|1 Comment

Down From The Mountain Top … Moving Onward

I snapped this pic of hills & valleys on the train to Cluj, Romania  “We are not made for the mountains, for sunrises, or for the other beautiful attractions in life – those are simply intended to be moments of inspiration. We are made for the valley and the ordinary things of life [...]

By |2012-09-04T13:09:34-05:00September 4th, 2012|Missions, Spirituality|7 Comments