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This month’s picture -- a mission trip to Honduras: never pass up an opportunity to share the Good News with those who will listen! [Click picture to enlarge.]

Honduras Bible study

Effective ministry and mission work is a team effort. Jan and I have shared ministry and mission work for 55 years! Countless people have encouraged us, supported us, loved us, and prayed for us. In addition to the customary "Brother Bob" or "Hermano Bob," I am also known as dad and papa (pa-paw). One of my favorite breakfasts is huevos fritos, frijoles, and tortillas, with hot sauce and a cup of rich coffee! The greatest joy of my life is being part of the kingdom of Jesus my King. My #1 priority is to advance "kingdom things" and to help develop authentic "kingdom people." I seek to share the Good News about Jesus everywhere I go, helping people find Jesus and helping people mature as disciples of Jesus. One of the greatest blessings of my life is to be loved by many people around the world!


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July 2024

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June-July 2024 Mission Newsletter

Announcement About the Future of This Website

Since my retirement from the university over fifteen years ago, I have been actively involved in mission work in Latin America. When the pandemic slowed international travel, online teaching and preaching opportunities multiplied. I have resumed international travel while continuing an active online teaching schedule.
Along the way, Jan and I have aged! This year, we will celebrate our 55th anniversary and our 76th and 77th birthdays. Near the end of 2023, I announced plans to step back from my intense schedule of activities and travel. The work of LALD continues with a plan to transfer ongoing projects to local churches by 2027-2028, our 80th birthdays.
Thinking about the future of this website, I will slowly transition to a more static site fewer new posts, eventually closing the website. Read on for details....

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The easiest way to see what has been posted recently is here: New Posts, or in the Quick Link near the top of the right menu box.

The Primary Business of the Church is Spiritual

[Note: I write a monthly article for the church bulletin. I share the May article.]

"What business are we in?" The church is not a business but the question is helpful, "What are we about?" Where are we trying to go? What are our goals and values? How will we know when we get where we are going?
Many answers are given. We are in the people business. Our business is evangelism. Our focus is mission work, or benevolence, or education. bWe are a worshiping community, we are a nurturing community, we are a serving community.
What does the Bible say? We are in the salvation business. Jesus came to seek and save the lost. The church is God's plan for fulfilling his eternal saving purpose. Our task is to extend the kingdom, helping people find salvation in Jesus Christ and live out the reality of that salvation. Our task is to save people and keep them saved.
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