Mission’s Trip To Maputo

July 9th 2008 No comments yet  

London, Heathrow Airport

We’ve completed the first leg of our two-day journey from Dallas to Maputo, Mozambique, and are resting in the British Airways (BA) lounge at Heathrow. Tonight we’ll fly overnight to Johannesburg, South Africa and then on to Maputo. We arrive there Monday afternoon (Maputo is seven hours ahead of Dallas). We’ve got seven hours to kill at Heathrow. Thankfully I’ve flown enough miles to have privileges at the BA lounge.

On this trip I’m traveling with George Simon, Gene Short and Joe Harms. SCC has established a working relationship in Mozambique with Isaias Uaene, a former student of …

I love the way our heart soars when we return to the mission

November 5th 2007 2 comments so far  

I was recently away from work for a couple of weeks because of pneumonia. Two trips to the hospital, one allergic reaction to medication, and a number of days in bed later, and now I’m fine. Although I still have a small cough as a reminder that my body played host to an invasion of bacterial bugs.

If I learned anything from the experience, I learned that working with Chuck, our Senior Pastor at Stonebriar, gets some odd attention from a lot of people outside our church family. While I sat in the hospital examination room after a severe allergic reaction …

The First Bloom of Our Strategic Plan

September 26th 2007 1 comment so far  

Have you ever been asked, “How did you and your spouse meet?” What about the common question, “How did you decide to enter your career? What drew you to your chosen field of work?” Most of us have been asked similar things. We seem to appreciate knowing the roots of things that are important. If you are curious about our recent strategic thinking, here’s the root of our process.

Our strategic planning at Stonebriar began five months ago as we evaluated whether we have a straightforward process that moves people through the stages of spiritual growth. None of us can force …

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