2011 Goals Review, 2012 Plans, My New Ministry as a Missional Entrepreneur

At the start of 2011, I shared three big goals. They are as follows: Goal #1: By Dec. 2011, I wanted to average as much income online as I did from my full-time job. Less than two weeks later I followed up with a post that said this was a bad goal. Why? The priority should have been honoring God and helping people. If God allowed me to support my family from my online work, then it was for … [Read more...]

Why Every Missionary Needs a Kindle or Nook

Alright, I know we ought to differentiate between needs and wants, and I'm sure a Kindle or Nook doesn't technically fall under the category of need, but they are very, very nice to have - especially for missionaries. ** The Kindle may be better for people who live overseas.  To get books on your Nook if live overseas you'll need to do one of two things.  Either you must 'root' your Nook and … [Read more...]

10 Ways To Encourage Your Minister Today

Did you know that ministers and church leaders get discouraged? You are the members of churches.  You are the ones that talk about the ministry with a sense of awe and appreciation. They are the minister, pastors, clergy, and church leaders. They often feel discouraged and unappreciated. Here is what they say: Is this the ministry?  To be misunderstood, unappreciated, alone, and … [Read more...]

3 Biblical Reasons to Work

In 2 Thessalonians 3:6-15 Paul prides himself in his hard work. Paul was a tent maker (Acts 18:1-3) and spoke frequently how this working morning and night was a blessing to God’s church (1 Cor. 4:12, 1 Cor. 9:6, 2 Cor. 6:5, 2 Cor. 11:23, 1 Thess. 2:9). Three Biblical Reasons to Work? 1. Christians work because of the God ordained relationship between working and eating. Matthew 4:4 says man … [Read more...]