A Visit to Norway

2017-08-25T18:30:11-04:00Tags: , , , , , , |

One of the highlights of the past few months was a visit to northern Norway to attend the Executive Committee meeting of the European Baptist Federation (EBF). CBM has considerable input into the ministries of the EBF through the youth leaders training program that Jeff Carter designed and leads, and the refugee coordination and

The Anatomy of Compassion

2017-08-23T16:03:22-04:00Tags: , , , , |

Compassion is a powerful force. Stories of compassion are often found in places of tragedy and suffering. These are the locations of wounded and broken people. Members of a small Baptist Church in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon know about compassion. They saw over a million Syrian refugees pour into their country - desperate

Helping Refugees in Turkey

2017-08-25T18:31:14-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Thank you for praying for my trip to Turkey. Along with the leadership of the European Baptists, our objective was to assess the situation of the refugees in Turkey and determine how we could support the Turkish Baptist churches as they respond to the humanitarian needs as part of their witness to the Gospel.