Internationals Ministries / Missions / Student.Go / Youth ministry

Servants among Friends: Reaffirming Dignity

DIGNITY – what do you hear when this word comes to mind?  For us, it takes on renewed meaning each summer when LUCHA Ministries refocuses our efforts on Latino youth outreach through PROJECT 3-D.   Latino youth, many from immigrant parents and/or who are immigrants themselves, hear repeatedly that they are “different from” (implying “not as … Continue reading

General CBF / Resources

Spiritual Formation & Two Great Books

Recently, I decided to study two books that I have read separately, together.  The books,   Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box by Arbinger Institute via @amazon   Invitation to a Journey: A Road Map for Spiritual Formation by M. Robert Mulho… via @amazon   are both excellent books.  Studied together, … Continue reading

General CBF

A Call to Spiritual Formation

It was my pleasure recently to attend the Renovare International Conference in beautiful San Antonio, Texas. Hosted partly at First Baptist Church of San Antonio and including Fellowship Baptists as workshop presenters and speakers, I was proud to be a Fellowship Baptist in the midst of so many fellow pilgrims. Consistent with their reputation, Renovare … Continue reading


When Would You Need A “Spiritual Director”?

A spiritual director joins personal experience with intentional fellowship and reflective study of the life and thought of Jesus. It is an ancient expectation of ministry, and at the same time a very modern term. It is contemporary because most Christians now worship outside a designated church building and have no denominational affiliation. Their allegiance … Continue reading