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Three Kings Day 2017

The first week of this year our church sent a team of six uniquely gifted people to work with our Dominican Partner, Benedicion Church, to host a 3 Kings Day outreach to their community.  Our goal was to help the church do something that they could not otherwise do by themselves.  During our time there we met […]

Monday is for Missions

Beginning soon, I hope to begin a Monday morning missions blog that will provide insights into the missions ministry vision and strategy of Living Faith NY and things we will do to fulfill it. A good understanding of God’s activity worldwide is foundational to taking steps to properly engage missionary partners and establish missionary endeavors […]

Facts on Haiti

Haiti Poverty rate: 77% Population: 10,123,787 GDP: $7.35 billion (66th lowest) GDP per capita: $726 (22nd lowest) The World Bank notes that more than half of Haiti’s population lives on less than $1 a day, while about 80% of the country lives on less than $2 a day. The country’s estimated unemployment rate as of […]

Things I Learned In Haiti

Haiti is a strange place to me.

International Student Ministry Trip

In just a couple of weeks I will be leading a team of young adults to work at an international student retreat in Charleston, SC. Our trip takes us into a unique opportunity to engage with international students and scholars from Clemson University. We will be assisting the ministry of Friends of Internationals and their […]

Lead Your Teenager To Walk With God

Last weekend I led a seminar @LivingFaithNY titled “Moving Your Teen To Lasting Faith”.  A good number of parents spoke with me after the seminar about how much they appreciated that we engaged in this subject.  It is am important matter. Today I found some great videos that I had produced a few years ago […]

New Yorkers Surprise Me

It has now been almost a year since Lynn and I arrived here on Long Island. To some degree it has been everything we expected: expensive, crazy traffic, crowded, and mean winter weather. But there are other things we have noticed that we did not expect. Things like little to no interest in college football, […]

The Class of 2017

Check out the latest Beloit College Mindset List of the college class of 2017. Here are a few of the ID markers for these students: * They have never attended a concert in a smoke-filled arena. * Gaga has never been baby talk. * Their parents’ car CD player is soooooo ancient and embarrassing. * […]

Sunday Morning Message

Live like there is no tomorrow…there may be be one!

Five Ways To Know God’s Will

It always amazes me that Christians have a difficult time discovering God’s will in matters in their lives.   I think there are three reasons they struggle with this.  The three include but are not limited to: 1.  They don’t seek God’s will or they seek it with such little effort.  If one has a […]

Seven Lessons Learned in Selling Our House

It has been a long time since I updated this site but it has also been 10 fast paced months.  In March we quickly placed our house in Georgia under contract.  It was a breeze to show the house (although it was a busy time) and it did not take much to get a contract. […]