Outreach Magazine published an article by Dan King called “Why You Shouldn’t Build a House on Your Next Mission Trip“:
Day: August 13, 2012
attributed to Bishop Julius Kalu of Mombasa:
Group-based problem solving requires the formulation of a problem statement that accurately and clearly describes the current condition the team wants to change. Otherwise, each team member engages in debate around closely related but ultimately separate problems.
PM News Nigeria reports that The Most Rev. Josiah Ferson, Diocesan Bishop of the Kaduna Diocese of the Church of Nigeria, attributes drops in church attendance (30%) and giving (60%) to the violence of the current national security challenge:
Nicodemus is a good patron for all of us who are basically good, conscientious, and competent people. Those of us who follow the rules and seem to do okay. We are respectful and respected people who have accomplished a degree of success. But when you have done what you are supposed to do and established a sound reputation and degree of prosperity, sometimes there is a nagging sense of incompletion, “Is that all there is?”
By Linda Ryan There was a saying going around when I was in my late teens and early twenties, “Don’t trust anyone over 30.” Maybe that was the reason I was so miserable on my 30th birthday, or perhaps it was just a combination of events that, like conjunctions of planets and stars in the …