Why I am excited to work in Martureo

The world is changing, and I am excited to join a team of Brazilians who are leading some of those changes, as they follow God into His mission.  I recently accepted an invitation to become Executive Coordinator at Martureo: the Brazilian Center for Missiological Reflection. Of course, it sweetens the deal to know I get to travel to Brazil … Continue reading Why I am excited to work in Martureo

My thoughts about being a missionary

Over the last 35 years, I have been a missionary. During that time, I have learned not to lead from my missionary identity!  “Missionary” has always seemed full of possibilities for being misunderstood.  This is why I like what we will be doing at the WEA Mission Commission (MC) Global Consultation in Swäbisch Gmünd, Germany, … Continue reading My thoughts about being a missionary

My last two blog posts: there is a connection

I forgot to mention a connection between my last two blogs–one about Emily and Erlo and the other in which I try to notice some of the global connections in a small one block radius of Mi Oficina Computer Café I often go for meetings or to do other work. The most concrete connection is … Continue reading My last two blog posts: there is a connection

What I have written about

Latin America and humanity Brazil Islam and humanity God and humanity (actually nearly all my other posts in other topics are also about “God and humanity”) Immigrants and Refugees Oakland Leadership Doing Missiology My Work Family  

Me, the WEA and the Mission Commission

I work on the Leadership Team of the Mission Commission (MC) of the WEA — World Evangelical Alliance.  This is not a role I ever thought I would have, particularly given my perspective as a “critical insider” in the evangelical movement.  But I have been doing this, now, for about 2 years, part time.  I spend … Continue reading Me, the WEA and the Mission Commission