A reflection from South Africa on the wind and the Spirit of God.
This piece originally ran in Relevant here. After a year of eating the same rice, beans and tortillas; sleeping in a barn; contracting malaria and fleas; and riding a dilapidated tractor for transport, you’d think we’d be happy to fly home to the United States. It’s never that simple. Over the years, moving to and […]
From Len Schlesinger at the Willow Creek Association’s Global Leadership Summit: Here’s a summary: “Global poverty is unacceptable. Our failure to build logistics system means we produce too much food, and we can’t get it to people who need it. This is unacceptable. Millenials can’t look forward to a better life than their parents’. This […]
In Krakow, Poland!
I’m part of a team that is finding ways InterVarsity and World Vision can partner, to do the kind of justice that Jesus was about. I wrote a post on how I’m thinking about it, titled “But I Do Not Despair.” http://blog.worldvision.org/christian-witness/but-i-do-not-despair/ Head over and leave a comment. Photo courtesy of World Vision.
Dear Africa, It’s been a year since I’ve seen you. Doughnuts, sledding, an apartment, and wifi have distracted me. While I’ve settled down, you’ve stayed where you’ve always been. I miss you. Your tall straw savannahs, spindly acacia thorns lightening through. Loud voices between friends in the street. Generous plates of simple, delicious food from […]