Blog Category: Death

Crazy (good) times

My apologies for my not blogging of late. It’s been a crazy three months. A lot has happened since my last entry; so please allow me to bring you up to date. (May) Our church plant steadily grew, as God brought alongside us incredible young people with kingdom hearts. Meanwhile, I was asked to spot [...]

Got a cause you’re committed to? (What’s missional? pt. 1)

In 1989 I visited my cousin and her husband in China. Noel was a journalist for Associated Press and Ed was a Reuters photographer. With their two-year assignment nearing its end, they burned some vacation days to meet me in Hong Kong and show me around Southeast Asia. A week into our travels, an uprising [...]

Dio, Heaven, and Hell

I don’t know if you know who Ronnie James Dio is. Or perhaps I should say “was,” since he died yesterday. If you listened to heavy metal music in the 60s, 70s, or 80’s, you’d know why today’s AP reports referred to him as a “metal rock god.” He was kind of like Ozzy, only [...]