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Should Missionaries use Self-Defense?

A missionary recently posed this question to me, and I'd like to share the discussion with you all, because I...
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A Christmas Challenge

I love wind.  I love to feel it on my face as I stand outside, and especially as I sleep....
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Reconciling Theology of Risk, Pandemic, and the Sanctity of Life

Of all the challenges of this pandemic, I believe this season has also provided Christians with opportunities to grow in...
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Should Missionaries use Self-Defense?

A missionary recently posed this question to me, and I'd like to share the discussion with you all, because I...
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A Christmas Challenge

I love wind.  I love to feel it on my face as I stand outside, and especially as I sleep....
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Reconciling Theology of Risk, Pandemic, and the Sanctity of Life

Of all the challenges of this pandemic, I believe this season has also provided Christians with opportunities to grow in...
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On Death, Martyrdom, and the Moral Obligation to Care

Whether it’s the death of a missionary on the mission field, or an assault of a child, youth, or other...
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Thriving in Unexpected Hardship

In 2009, a Fusion Team serving in a large city in North Africa had to leave unexpectedly due to visa...
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Part 2: Application of SICM to the Training Process

From my time with Faith Works and Fusion, to Concilium today, I have spent more than 20 years teaching, training,...
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Part 1: Security In the Context of Ministry (SICM) Is About Disciple Making

I am first and foremost a disciple maker. I am a disciple maker who uses God’s word to teach a...
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Security In the Context of Ministry

Word to the wise when it comes to security for churches and Christian organizations: never frame security as merely a...
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Happy New Year!

What better way to launch 2020 than a new website and announcements of new Concilium ministries. Concilium is growing!.  Since...
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