Be Reflective

Out running through our neighborhood with a friend the other morning, I inhaled a whiff of intense exhaust emitted from a car passing by.  I coughed to regain rhythmic breathing to maintain our pace.  Just being in the world in that moment and place, breathing in the toxins was inescapable.  Lately I’ve been Read more…

India

In July 2018, Marcus & Jessica Carlson had the privilege of traveling to Calcutta India to do a week-long training for 150 current and future pastors and ministry leaders. Most of these leaders had little to no training by US standards (at most the equivalent of an Associates’ degree) and Read more…

Kenya

In February, I was in Kenya training, about 50 youth pastors from all over the country. One even traveled by crowded bus for over 17 hours to come to the gathering. Having nothing of their own, we raised the money to cover all costs of the conference. We had decided Read more…