Writings

Theology, opinion, fiction, and the occasional limerick.

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Book Review: We Cannot Be Silent

There is no denying that the Western Civilization we currently inhabit is fundamentally different from the one inhabited by our...

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Sadness and Hope

The following are excerpts from our most recent prayer letter. You can read the whole thing here. The past month...

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Grand Theft Missionarymobile–Part Two

If you have not yet read Part One, you can do so here. Tuesday dawned bright and clear. I got...

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Grand Theft Missionarymobile–Part One

“Andrew, did you park your van in the driveway last night?” The voice penetrating my slumber belonged to Sally, our...

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Does it Rain in Nativeamericanapolis in the Summertime?

The following is a letter I wrote to a teacher who marked my son off for using the word “Indian”...

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Tancredo Neves, Cazuza, and a Crate of Eggs

A good friend in the US once sent me an e-mail he had received. It is highly likely that most...

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High Adventure in Brazil–Part Two

This is the continuation of the previous post. As I sat rested comfortably in the front seat of Jim Leonard’s...

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High Adventure in Brazil–Part One

Anybody who is tempted to think that missionary work is boring needs to read this article. My trips with our...

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The Great Commission Revisited

1. The basis for the Great Commission is Christ’s authority, not man’s compassion, the vast need, or any of the...

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