Crossing the Divide

Violence and pain erupted and sent shock waves out across the United States last week revealing racial tensions that, if left unaddressed, will not go away. As someone who ministers cross-culturally, I seek to know and understand people in another part of the world by honoring them, respecting their history and dreams, and seeking to…

When She Wakes, She Will Move Mountains

More than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, age sixteen to eighteen, were abducted a few weeks ago by an al-Qaida-linked terrorist group, Boko Haram, which means “Western education is a sin”. They were taken from their school, loaded into trucks, and disappeared into the darkness of a dangerous world. Like the daughters I love, these girls were about to finish their…