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Posted in Uncategorized on May 14th, 2009

When God wants to do something great in the world through a man, God first finds a woman. Think about it. It was the creative, dangerous act of Moses’ mother that saved him from genocide and made it possible for him to grow and become Israel’s liberator-in-chief under God. It was Ruth’s loyalty to Naomi […]

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Posted in Uncategorized on Apr 17th, 2009

I got into quite a vibrant discussion about the dreaded “slippery slope” with the seminarians in my Missional Church: Church and Culture class at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. What struck me is how many different segments of evangelicalism fear the dreaded slippery slope. I’ve heard it discussed by people in the church, members of church […]

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Posted in Uncategorized on Mar 11th, 2009

Anger over unjust and violent treatment is understandable. Habakkuk wrestled with God about God’s use of the wicked Babylonians to punish the Southern Kingdom. Habakkuk needed answers to give to his people about God’s “ordained” purpose. The people, upon hearing Habakkuk’s prophecy, would rebuke him (an alternate reading of 2:1 in NIV footnote). Anger would […]

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Posted in Culture, Ministry, Places, Uncategorized on Jan 23rd, 2009

                   Children and victims of the Forced Famine 1932-33

I don’t understand the reluctance of the Western world to come strongly to the defense, support and well-being of Ukraine. Ukraine’s history is second to none in terms of living under harsh political oppression. Ukrainians generally are peace-loving and seek to pose no threat in their region. Western allies […]

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Posted in Uncategorized on Dec 29th, 2008

What is the difference between Grand Rapids, MI and Lutsk, Ukraine? Weather-wise, nothing. It is cold here with biting winds.

But it is warm in Sasha and Natasha’s doma not only temperature wise but relationally. Jeremy Bouma and I going to serve the brothers and sisters under Sasha’s direction. Because Christmas here is a week and not […]

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Posted in Family, Friends, Uncategorized on Dec 25th, 2008

                  MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!  May the Presence of God in Jesus be your greatest hope!                (snowman created by Julie)

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