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God Loves Me Enough to Send Me to Prison

By David Wilson | July 9, 2014

God Loves Me Enough to Send Me to Prison by Dave Wilson with Eldon Rynders Eldon serves as the team leader for our prison ministry called KAIROS. Throughout the year, they enter the Maximum Security Men’s Federal Penitentiary in Victorville and host a 3 day discipleship weekend with inmates. Matthew 11-13 After spending time with…

Body and Soul: A Package Deal

By David Wilson | June 8, 2014

Body and Soul: A Package Deal by Dave Wilson with Jerry Newman Jerry describes himself as a ‘semi-retired’ businessman. He is currently serving as the Team Leader for one of Trinity’s short-term mission teams and is also the Chairman of the Board for a local non-profit here in Redlands. Matthew 8-10 Jesus issues some very…

To Live what you Believe

By David Wilson | May 5, 2014

To Live what you Believe by Dave Wilson with Sue Hood Sue Hood is currently serving on the Mission Core team in a role that cares for our missionaries on the field. She has served as a missionary herself with her late-husband John with Missionary Aviation Fellowship in places like Indonesia, Mexico, Surinam and Haiti.…

Unlikely Characters

By David Wilson | April 4, 2014

Unlikely Characters by Dave Wilson Matthew 1-4 The Gospel of Matthew begins the New Testament by presenting Jesus as the Messiah for Israel. Likely written in A.D. 50 or 60, it begins with a genealogy that traces the lineage of Jesus all the way back to Abraham. As Matthew develops his lineage, there are some…

Adults can Learn from Toddlers

By David Wilson | February 12, 2014

Last week, a team from our church worked with a mission agency to provide children’s ministry for 140 TCKs (Third Culture Kids aka Missionary Kids) during their annual conference in SE Asia. These global workers came from very difficult places like Cambodia, Laos, China, North Korea, Vietnam and Malaysia and all converged in a ‘safe’…

You Just Might be a Redneck

By David Wilson | September 6, 2013

You Just Might be a Redneck by Dave Wilson Judges 13-15 While reading this passage, I see lots of material for Jeff Foxworthy and his redneck jokes and stand-up comedy. Samson goes to another town in search of his wife, but his parents try to convince him to look among his relatives first (because we…

Missionary: More than just a Title

By David Wilson | May 6, 2013

“We are all missionaries – right?” We often hear this from people who should know better: Elders, deacons, pastors and even some missionaries themselves. The truth is, we are not all missionaries. As Christ followers, we are all called to be witnesses. However, some are called to do ministry locally while others are called to do missions elsewhere.…

Kingdom Business

By David Wilson | January 8, 2013

Kingdom Business God’s Marketplace Mission Movement The Urbana 2012 Mission Conference, held in St. Louis during the last week of the year, had over  16,000 university students in attendance. This week-long gathering, sponsored by Intervarsity, is held every three years and has an incredible history of assembling the ‘best of the best’ Christian thinkers to…

An Atheist, An Agnostic, and A Catholic

By David Wilson | August 24, 2012

An Atheist, An Agnostic and A Catholic This may sound like the beginning of a great joke, but in reality this has been our life since July when Lorene and I opened our home to three young ladies from Eastern Europe. During their summer break from the university, they have been working with a company…

Weasel Poopuccino

By David Wilson | June 13, 2012

There is nothing quite like the aroma of a Starbucks coffee shop at 5:30 in the morning. My sense of smell jumpstarts all of my other senses and there is a tingle which comes from underneath my skin that tells me that I’m starting to wake up. The problem these days is that I have…

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