Christian Cruises and the Great Commisson

As a pastor, my mailbox and my inbox are constantly stuffed with “mission opportunities” that have nothing to do with Jesus’ mission of making disciples. Some slick salesmen have even created new ways for us to serve Jesus while simultaneously appealing to our love for luxury and self-indulgence. Did you...

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Experience Indonesia

I just returned from Indonesia working at the Pillar House (Pillar Church’s Orphanage) and spreading the gospel in the people group that lives nearby. The trip was tremendous and I pray that many of you will consider going in the future. I’d like to share some pictures with you from...

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Theology Matters

This weekend we had a great time of worship at Pillar Church. We invited the people of our church to show up an hour early this so that we could have a focused time of prayer for Colby & Annie Garman, our missionaries to Iceland. The Garmans are within a...

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A Few Updates

Trying to catch up here a bit on the happenings of my life. Pillar Church is going through some really exciting times right now. A few weeks ago a Marine in our congregation (Roy Garza) shared with our congregation his desire to plant a new church near the south gate...

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Iceland Update

Many people have asked me about what is going on in Iceland with the Volcano and how it is affecting the Garman family. I spoke with Colby for some time earlier this week and they said that unlike the rest of Europe Reykjavik has only been mildly effected by the...

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Pray for the Garmans Today

I read an article this morning (thanks Becky) that reminded me that God called the Garmans in Iceland with full knowledge that these things would happen. Pray today for Colby, Annie and the girls. The Garmans are also going through some very scary times as they prepare for the birth...

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Overdue Updates

Here are some photos from the Pillar House in Indonesia. These were sent to me by an American who works on the island and went out for a visit last week. You will notice that off of the left side of the house they put a little car port that...

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Simon and Garmanfunkle

Living with the Garmans is like living inside a Saturday Night Live Sketch… non-stop comedy. This week has been a great time of catching up on our lives and talking about the ministry they have here. The Garmans have made the (very wise) decision to direct the majority of their...

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Traveling With Ruthe

I’m riding a bus between DC and NYC right now (wi-fi on a bus? Wow!) with my 5-year-old daughter Ruthe. Ruthe and I are going to spend the day today in NYC before flying out to Reykjavik tonight to visit our good friends the Garmans. This is a sweet trip...

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