Who Will Farm the Land?

Author: Kelley Dibble I will never forget her face.  En route to the Manila airport, from a billboard high in the smog-bloated sky, a Filipina squinted down at me.  Deep lines etched her dry, sun-weathered face.  She stood in front of the lush Banaue Rice Terraces...

Melodious Birds or Deafening Fire Crackers

Melodious Birds or Deafening Fire Crackers By James (a.k.a. Jim) Poitras, used with permission. Sitting here writing on a verandah in Guatemala, the land of eternal spring, with early morning birds chirping in God’s heavenly and majestic orchestra in the background....

The Book That Transforms Lives

The Book That Transforms Lives The potential and power of God’s Word to change lives. By Jim Poitras, used with permission. While I impatiently patiently wait(yep, that is a thing…with me) to speak to the national board in Ghana, Linda (my queen) sauntered...
10 Reasons To Keep Your Pastor In The Loop

10 Reasons To Keep Your Pastor In The Loop

10 reasons to keep your Pastor in the Loop By Mike Long, used by permission In my Sensing God’s Direction post, I suggested that one of the first steps your should take, after God has birthed a dream in your spirit, concerning short term missions (or any ministry...
Where Best Decisions Are Made

Where Best Decisions Are Made

Best Decisions are made at a Pentecostal Altar Some of the best decisions I’ve ever made were at a Pentecostal altar. Thirty-four years ago, at an altar, I met Jesus Christ. Not the Jesus merely portrayed on the stations of a cross, or the Jesus pictured in homes, nor...