Church planting by empowering Christian connections in workplaces. This article was written for the Global Workplace Forum 2019 by the Lausanne Movement's Church Planting Issue Network. (January 2019) Introduction For generations the church has not put much emphasis on the “theology of work”. The themes of “work, worker, and workplace” have largely been overlooked as … Continue reading Seeking Kingdom Workers to Plant Churches in Workplaces
Cattle are very important in the life of the Maasai To the Maasai people, cattle are a most valuable asset. Brenda found out just how valuable they are when two cows were donated. Pastor Marko and Susan wept for joy, their daughters screamed with excitement. The girls named the one cow,"Much-Milk". Marko said, "I have … Continue reading How to make a Maasai warrior cry
We are doing a Viacrucis from our window during this Holy Week. I have made another blog with the text. Estamos haciendo un Viacrucis desde mi ventana. Para ver el contenido esto es el enlace. http://www.desdemiventana.casa
I am sure you have heard of "reality TV." Brenda and I have now encountered "reality missions." Every day Brenda gets a briefing via a sporadic whatsapp connection from Pastor Marko via his cell phone. Marko finds a hill to climb to enhance the phone signal, while keeping an eye out for dangerous animals with … Continue reading “Reality missions” saving girls at risk in real time.
Friends, I'm happy to share a wonderful new devotional resource that I trust will ground your mind in truth, lift your heart into prayer, and launch your life to engage with the Great Commission. It's called ‘Praying Together for the Fulfilment of the Great Commission’ and it's available for free on YouVersion's Bible app. It's … Continue reading YouVersion and Lausanne Movement
This letter was forwarded to me by one of Lausanne Movement Leaders. "For the sake of the gospel, we are prepared to bear all losses—even the loss of our freedom and our lives." Chinese Christian Leaders. Reports have surfaced of an overall coordinated all-out attack on the house church. Attacks are simultaneously taking place targeting … Continue reading The Chinese Communist party tightens religious rules yet again.
The National Church Planting Process (NC2P) strategic meeting in Berlin in Feb. went exceedingly well. The outcome of that meeting exceeded the expectations of the design team of 10, of which I am a part. 170 leaders joined the event from close to 30 European nations as well as from other Continents. 13 … Continue reading Something is going exceedingly right!!!
"One third of the world call themselves "Christians" but a significant portion of them are missing. Many of them are missing from our churches and many others are present but missing out on the joy of truly knowing and following Christ. Something has to change! Mission to the missing Christians is missing from the agenda … Continue reading Something has gone terribly wrong.
Helen J. Anderson Sept 16, 1927 to Nov. 2, 2017 Ron’s reflections regarding Mom. Mom, Always there for me. Always believing in me. Always my greatest supporter. Her habit of having a weekly contact with me even when I was far away from home began when I went to boarding school at 6 … Continue reading She shed God’s love abroad.
This year Brenda and I have passed both the 40 years of marriage as well as the 40 years in ministry markers. We came to Spain empty nested 39 years ago and the Lord blessed us with 3 children who in turn have blessed us with 6 grandchildren. They blessed us with a special … Continue reading Two 40 years mile markers