An Invitation to Courage: Lessons from Southeast Asia

July 26, 2019

I was privileged to travel to Jakarta, Singapore, and Manila in late June 2019. The impetus for the trip was to participate in the Lausanne Global Workplace Forum in Manila. It was the first time in 75 years that Lausanne had hosted a gathering focused on workplace leaders.

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Vision For 100 Movement Day Expressions

August 1, 2018

God is powerfully on the move in cities that have hosted Movement Day (MD) Expressions. Movement Day Charlotte (MDC) plans to host 1,500 leaders March 16, 2019 in the Charlotte Convention Center. Movement Day Dubai will launch that same day as the first gathering in the Middle East.

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Movement Makers

July 26, 2018

This summer I have been reading NT Wright’s biography Paul.  It is a remarkable book with all of the exceptional theological and intellectual rigor that Wright is known for globally.  I have been reading the book through the lens of Paul as a Movement Maker. The story of Paul in the book of Acts is…

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It’s Not Just A Moment..It’s A Movement

April 20, 2018

Q Ideas City Leaders Gathering – April 11, 2018 Just about every working day I get to talk with leaders around the world laboring in cities. They have conviction, they have passion, but they’re eager to learn just how you accelerate, sustain or cultivate a gospel movement.

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Movement Day Hong Kong

March 27, 2018

The first Movement Day in China and for North Asia was held March 23-24 at EFCC Kong Fok Church. The gathering took place at the end of a 52 week prayer emphasis for the city. The context of Hong Kong is globally strategic. The city sits on the doorstep of China which has 18% of…

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Reflections on Rev. Billy Graham’s Funeral

March 16, 2018

My wife Marya and I joined 2,300 colleagues to attend the funeral of Rev. Billy Graham on Friday, March 2, 2018. It was a global Hebrews 11 collection of faith leaders.

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Reflections on Billy Graham and Martin Luther King Jr.

March 1, 2018

It somehow seems especially appropriate that we remember Dr. Billy Graham’s passing the week of February 18th. It is in the beginning of the 2018 Lenten Season. The theme for last week was the Promise of God. This Sunday’s readings included Genesis 12 and Romans 4, the great promise to Abraham and the great exposition…

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Dallas Pastors DC Trip

February 27, 2018

On Tuesday, January 30 – Thursday, February 1, 2018 forty leaders from Dallas were hosted in Washington, D.C. by the Movement Day Greater Dallas (MDGD) leadership team. The purpose of the trip was to deepen relationships between multi-racial pastoral communities. Pastors have been journeying together in Dallas with MDGD for five years. This multi-racial coalition…

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Movement Day Charlotte Launches!

February 8, 2018

On Saturday, February 3rd, Movement Day Charlotte launched as a catalyst for action by the unified church of greater Charlotte, North Carolina. Movement Day Charlotte is more than a day! It’s a movement of Christian leaders impacting the Queen City together through the Gospel. 900 leaders from 200 churches gathered for a day of worship,…

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Oslo Movement Day Report

January 18, 2018

I was privileged to participate in the Pray for Oslo gatherings January 11-12th along with my wife Marya. Marya’s family emigrated from Norway. This week of prayer is now in its 18th year. More than 2,000 leaders gathered from 23 churches across the city. The Saturday portion of the week will include neighborhood prayer walks.

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