Month: November 2016

The Wise Men, the Star, and Us (An Advent Message)

The Wise Men! Tradition numbers them as three due to the three gifts given to the Christ child: gold, frankincense, and myrrh. If you have seen the Franco Ziffarelli epic, Jesus of Nazareth, you can see how the Wise Men add a wonderfully romantic touch to the birth narrative. Three wealthy men coming out of nowhere, dressed in…

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Training Trainers

Edward and Inga* are counseling trainers in East Asia.They seek to empower local believers to bring healing to broken hearts.  As a result of rapid social change, the heart needs in their country are massive. The national church is growing fast, but many believers carry deep inner wounds and the divorce rate is high. Wise…

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