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 …


into africa: one question after a week in kenya

My dad just got back from his trip to Nairobi with Christian Missionary Fellowship, and writes one last blog post about his journey and the insights he’s still processing. Click here and here to read more about his trip.

Maybe Dick Alexander will ask Mary Kamau the question I posed to her in Nairobi about a week ago.

They’ll share the platform at this summer’s North American Christian Convention when the evening’s theme will be “Beyond Words: Global Impact.”

Dick preaches at LifeSpring Christian Church in Cincinnati, a congregation sponsoring work in one village in the sprawling Mathare Valley slum in Nairobi.