Communication is Key

Looking Behind - Stories (1st Third) Communication is key. There is probably no relationship that will survive long without it. Unfortunately there are many adults who seem to take this particular skill for granted. Children, on the other hand, are always striving to become master communicators. Everything they do seems based on increasing their ability [...]

Discipleship=Apprenticeship Only Different

It’s a dirty job but somebody has to do it. This idiom reminds me of the TV show “Dirty Jobs” starring Mike Rowe. I would watch Mike on TV take on some of the nastiest jobs possible. It could be anything from cleaning a sewage tank to getting rid of birds from a high tech [...]

Why Question?

Kids are amazing. They question everything. Why is the sky blue? Where does Grandma live? Who is that person? What does that machine do? When are we going to eat? Frequently there questions catch adults off guard. There are also times adults are not quite sure how to answer without risking being bombarded with a [...]

Ministry in a Virtual World #5 (Digital Disciples)

Learning comes in many forms. My three sons experienced learning from three perspectives: traditional schooling, home schooling and virtual schooling. These three teaching paradigms are practiced by many churches. The Sunday school is an example of the traditional model of learning. House churches exemplify the concept of home schooling. But for those involved in digital […]

Greenhouse Training

We are excited to recomment to anyone who might be interested the opportunity to participate in the Greenhouse 1 Training. Offered through Church Multiplication Associates by Neil Cole, Ross Rains and Pathfinder Fellowships, they have gone to the effort of blessing those of us who feel called to make disciple makers here in Calgary, Alberta. [...]

Never Stop Praying!

"Never stop praying.” 1 Thessalonians 5:17 NLT Working nights, as a milkman, I was given an opportunity to see a different side of the city. At night I would meet the scammers always asking for money and forgetting they used the same story the night before. I met people who thought they had little to [...]