Recently my wife and I were walking with our golden retriever (Olive) through a wooded path near our home. Olive will be one-year old next week and we are still working to train her. On this particular day we were focused on her obedience to the command to come.

Stop Sending Missionaries to Other Nations! |

Every Christian is a missionary – sent by Jesus with the message of the cross in community with other Christians to those in the cultures around them.

I’ve share a couple of posts recently about flossing your teeth and making disciples. If you haven’t seen either of them yet, I’d encourage you to read and reflect…

I went back to the dentist today for my check-up. I was really excited to hear that my teeth were so much better because I’ve been flossing every day since my last check-up.

My friend Dan Riemenschneider shared with me the following checklist on Living Out Our Faith:

This past weekend I had the opportunity to stay with my friend Steve Ogne in Southern California. We enjoyed dinner and watching football.

I had an interesting conversation today about disciplemaking.

And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Immediately they left their nets and followed. (Matthew 4:19-20)

We planted Lake Hills Church in North LA County in 1990.