Panama 2019: Headed Home

We spent yesterday driving to Panama City, then doing some sightseeing. The Canal is still amazing, Casco Viejo is quaint and overpriced, and Mi Ranchito is still a great restaurant (I love the ceviche and the Calamari a la Criolla, but the Patacones are the stars of the show) The real highlight of the day … Continue reading Panama 2019: Headed Home

April Update: God is Moving

“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.”  Matthew 9:36-38 Pastor Mario Cuba!!! Eric Sonera and I enjoyed our time with Pastor Mario de Armas and his church family.  The church is thriving in a place that is not particularly friendly to Christianity. I was impressed by the work God is doing there. (A tip … Continue reading April Update: God is Moving

Sunday Supernaturally: Savor the Flavor

Make every effort to keep yourselves united in the Spirit, binding yourselves together with peace. For there is one body and one Spirit, just as you have been called to one glorious hope for the future. There is one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is over all, in … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Savor the Flavor

Turn Loose, Move On

If you refuse to take up your cross and follow me, you are not worthy of being mine. If you cling to your life, you will lose it; but if you give up your life for me, you will find it. Matthew 10:38-39 NLT Before I became a minister, I was a registered nurse.  Even … Continue reading Turn Loose, Move On

Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Check the Source

Building People of Substance for Works of Power One day last Fall, I was in my office praying and reading my Bible. It was early, around 7 AM. The phone rang. The caller ID said “Lonnie Hilton.” I was a little anxious as I answered. It’s unusual for my pastor to call me so early … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Check the Source

Shake That Dust!

And when you go into a household, greet it. If the household is worthy, let your peace come upon it. But if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you. And whoever will not receive you nor hear your words, when you depart from that house or city, shake off the dust from … Continue reading Shake That Dust!

Preparing for Harvest

Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd. Then He … Continue reading Preparing for Harvest