The emerging church movement made news a few years back, with many of our brethren subscribing to the idea that there are true Christians who are in a saved state within every denomination. The idea is that while a particular denomination may teach and practice things that are sinful, the individual members of that religious…

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Kyamuhangawa Jalesi is a native of Uganda. He is one of our farmworkers at the Rwenzori School of Preaching in Kasese. He works hard on the farm. In addition to his normal farm duties, he has been tasked with teaching the students about farming and overseeing their work on the farm. I am always impressed…

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Classes continue as normal at Modelle. The students and faculty are paying careful attention to hygiene and health practices. The farm has yielded a nice harvest of Coco Yams, vegetables, and Casava We are working on planting a crop of both sweet and Irish potatoes. The combination of COVID-19 and the continued fighting in Cameroon…

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Gregg and I are excited to be able to finally return to the mission field in person. We are not exactly sure how travel will be changed as a result of COVID, so we are approaching our first trip back to Africa with some extra precautions. We will be traveling to Tanzania for two weeks…

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As the month of August arrived, I found a unique opportunity for evangelism: The United States Census. I had signed up to help count residents of Hill County where we live, and finally, I was called. After a day of training to be issued a device I was off and running. So, for the next…

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Published by Focus Press, Inc. (June 20, 2020) 141 pp. From focuspress.org: https://www.focuspress.org/churchreset Paperback $13.99 + shipping eBook $9.99 Audiobook $8.00 From Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08BKXHF3L Paperback $14.00 (Prime) eBook $9.99 Publisher Description: Shouldn’t church be… more? If you’ve ever driven home on a Sunday with that question on your mind, you are not alone. When we…

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Even though the corn crop was harvested last month, things are continuing to grow at the Talawanda School of Preaching. With the fields empty, the students have been working hard turning under the soil and clearing more land so they can plant more seed for the next growing season. They have worked so tirelessly that…

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This summer has been quite an interesting ride to be sure. We began the year with a full calendar, which has now been wiped clean. My work with our three schools of preaching in Africa has looked a bit different than we had planned. There is still no indication as to when we might be…

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