The Harbor of Hope Church Plant

The Harbor of Hope is an Adventist church plant in Benton Harbor, Michigan (USA). Good story of entering the community, praying for folk, connecting with needs= and leading people to Jesus. Check out this video report – or interview with the planter to get ideas and inspiration.

Middle East Tours 2017

We are planning two tours of biblical lands in 2017. IRAN – 7-19 April 2017. This is a great opportunity to experience the beauty, culture, people and history of ancient Persia – visiting the cities and palaces of the Medes and Persians, Cyrus the Great, Darius; and places associated with Esther, Mordecai, and Daniel. Experience… Continue reading

NEWS 26 DEC 15

Hello friends, Judy and I were privileged to have the boys and their families spend Christmas Day with us. At the end of the day one of the little fellows (6 years old) prayed: ‘Dear Jesus, can you please make tomorrow like another Christmas Day!’ But not all relate to the birth of Jesus. Our neighbours… Continue reading

NEWS 13 MAR 15

Hello church planters We like to count, and ‘numbers are important, especially when the numbers represent people who are precious to God’. But churches are notorious for counting the wrong things. In his excellent little book Fruitful Church: A Manifesto for Sending (just released), Andrew Turner writes: ‘we should measure success not by the number of people that come… Continue reading

NEWS 2 JAN 15

Hello church planters It wasn’t a New Year’s resolution, but it was time. For two days I systematically worked through documents on every topic imaginable with Bible study outlines, sermon notes, strategic plans, reports, etc – and on the last day of 2014 dumped thousands of files. There were class notes from courses I taught as a college… Continue reading