For All Those Who Have Said Too Many Goodbyes

In many ways, this past year for my family has been a year of goodbyes. In our recent move to Montana, we had to say goodbye to our church family and dear friends. But when you move, it’s more than just the people you say goodbye to. When you move you say farewell to your … Continue reading For All Those Who Have Said Too Many Goodbyes

John Gibson Paton: Faith that Changed the World

When Scotsman John Gibson Paton announced his intentions to serve as a missionary in the New Hebrides islands of the South Seas, a Mr. Dickson cried out in despair, “‘The Cannibals! You will be eaten by the cannibals!’” (J. Paton ch. IX). Mr. Dickson’s concern was not unfounded. In 1839, nineteen years before Paton's announcement, … Continue reading John Gibson Paton: Faith that Changed the World

This is Me Being Honest About 2020

Well, here we are. We made it! We have reached the end of 2020. And I’m sure that most of us aren’t too sad about it. As I’ve thought about this past year, and what on earth I should say on this, the final blog post of 2020, I finally landed on honesty. I decided … Continue reading This is Me Being Honest About 2020