the why’s the limit

Last week I was honored to be part of the behind-the-scenes team for the Global Missions Health Conference, the largest medical missions conference in the country. Thousands ¬†of students, missionaries, and medical professionals—as well as many others with an interest in advancing missions at their churches—attend the annual event.

The speakers had a lot of good things to say—they pointed out how often Jesus combined physical healing with spiritual teaching and they did not romanticize the difficulties of living in an American inner-city or an emerging …