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A Sense of Duty

I was listening to a sermon my friend posted to his blog the other day.  The preacher mentioned the firefighters and rescue workers who risked their lives running into the Twin Towers during the 9/11 attacks.  I’m sure some of them knew they were going to die in there, but went willingly because a sense […]

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We're just not ready to…

Recently I had the great pleasure of visiting friends in Ireland.  They are pastors of small churches and the incredible resolve they posses to spend their lives being a light in a very post-Christian environment is nothing short of inspiring.  They are aware that the rate of change is painstakingly slow yet they are committed […]

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Mellifont Abbey

2009 Ireland Missions Trip Day 8

Today was our last full day in Ireland.  We spent time with Paul Houghton, father of Rachael, who is seriously considering the Furnace Midwest internship.  We would love for her to join us as we run hard after God and learn to take others with us.  She’s a great young woman and her dad is […]

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Emmanuel Community Church Dundalk

2009 Ireland Missions Trip Day 7

Today was a great day of ministry!  We had church with Emmanuel Community Church of Dundalk.  What a special worshiping church!  I had the honor of giving the message this morning, and then the interns and I prayed for members of the congregation.  Afterward we had a good “craic” with Pastor Peter and his wife […]

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Prayer meeting in Dundalk

2009 Ireland Missions Trip Day 6

What a terrific day!  This morning we had a powerful prayer meeting with the people of Emmanuel Community Church in Dundalk.  We prayed the Word of God, prayed for each other, and talked about praying with diligence and perseverance.  Lots of prayers, hugs, and tears.  It’s so amazing to see God moving in Ireland! After […]

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