Equipping musicians for missionary service
Saturday, August 19, 2017 1-615-477-3525

North America

  • When someone tells you that they are going on a missions trip, the typical thought that crosses your mind is probably, “Oh, like going to help a poor remote village?” or “going to help build 4 walls or do a VBS?” And for the most part that’s what people do. People sign up to go on a trip to bring back pictures of how God used them to touch the lives of the kids in a village that doesn’t have running water. And while all of that is good, most of what we do as missions work, never creates a solution for the people that actually stay behind after we’ve gone back to our homes.

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  • Am I called? Is God telling me to quit my job and move to Africa?

  • In a couple of weeks I'll have the pleasure of leading worship for a group of people who are sincerely searching. They're searching the mind and heart of God for direction in their own Missional Journeys, possibly  leading them into full-time service. The Journey Deepens retreat weekends happen across the US throughout the year and Carol Grever asked the World Music Mission for some help. These couples and single folks will quiet themselves and listen for a weekend that includes worship and counsel from people who have been there and done it all under the guidance of a mission agency.  Maybe t...

  • On Sunday afternoon, while traveling to Sand Hill, we were able to take a 12 mile detour to the Mayan ruins at Altun Ha. Lest you think 12 miles is a quick blip to the left, check out David's Morning Commute video below and get a sense of the bumpy ride we faced that day too. It was a fascinating place, troubling in realizing how an entire civilization can worship false gods, but amazing to see what still remains in this part of the world.

  • Tonight we shared and played at church in Sand Hill, Belize. I played on a JUGGS drumset that has been fighting a losing battle with the air, humidity and elements. We didn't realize we would be coming here too, so I didn't bring a second full set of heads. I replaced the ripped snare drum head with the only drum head I had left. And as we were playing worship music for the congregants, mosquitoes were starting to show up all over the place as it was open air and the sun was going down. I came off the stage at one point to borrow a friend's bottle of bug spray. It helped a lot, so I got back b...