The weakness inherent in most of the millennial-bashing “literature” can be brought out with a single question: Who are the parents of the so-called millennials?
You really must read this message I got through our Facebook page recently. Dear sir, I am a fourth year student at the college of human sciences, with my concentration in communications sciences. I am currently working in my internship with City Television station, and we are shooting one episode in which my assignment is […]
Over the course of a ministry year, there are obvious ups and downs. Certain times in the year lend themselves to large-scale promotions and bringing in new contacts, and other times are better for going deeper with the relationships that one already has. The goal, through it all, is to build a strong community, strengthened […]
Many people venture into ministry work with the idea that they will spend hours reading the Bible, playing guitar, and counseling people in an office. But if you were to strip away the church buildings, the musical instruments, the subculture of spiritual talk and terminology, what would be left? What is the most basic meaning […]
Mostar is a beautiful city, home of a UNESCO world heritage site and a regional capital. But once you get past the tourist sites and shopping malls, students and young people are often left with few opportunities for development and advancement, outside of the classroom.
I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. – John 10:11 Scripture refers to people as sheep over 400 times. Why? Sheep are hopelessly dumb; there is no other way to describe them. Unlike dogs or cats, they will wander and lose their way. Even when they […]
Today I am once again a vagabond, traveling alone by bus to Sarajevo to get my car out of the shop where I left it several days ago. As I ride alone through the Bosnian countryside — alone with 40 other people I’ve never met — I am surrounded by and constantly reminded of […]
Watch this video on the ESPN website here. To understand me, you’ve got to know something about basketball. When I was a kid, I loved basketball. I would play all day, and on the weekends I would watch it on TV. But I remember, about halfway through my teenage years, TBS, one of our Atlanta […]
In order to understand my world you need to meet my kids. I have a son, aged 6 years, and a daughter, aged 3. About once a day, I hear something from my son that I usually never believe. Sometimes he screams it at me, sometimes he says it while crying, and sometimes he is just slightly […]
For the next 8 days in am in Hungary at a training conference with 40 other leaders from my organization. There are representatives from Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, and many other countries across our region. I am well in the minority; one of the others at my table had to translate for me during […]