• After a Houston Chronicle article in 2009 declared the city of Juarez, Mexico the "most violent zone in the world outside of declared war zones"1  most Americans and many Christian mission organizations stopped travel and efforts to help the poor of the estimated 1.5 million people who call the city home. The violence spawning from the drug cartel wars has claimed many lives and mission work in the city was deemed too risky. But there were a few organizations that still dared to carry on the work - meet Missions Ministries. Started in 2002, Mission Ministries worked at constructing homes for Juarez's poor and they partnered with churches throughout the southwest United States in order to build relationships and help

    Mar 13,
  • This year, I returned to Denver Seminary - no, not to speak to students about chaplaincy (although I do that occasionally) or to mentor students in CPE or pastoral care - I was actually back, sitting in a seat, acting the part of a student. As the class went around making introductions and sharing what year students were in, a sense of nostalgia came over me. It was over 10 years ago, I began a journey at this same seminary - leaving the corporate world and recently married - I came into a Master's of Divinity program with some idea of being in ministry, but no clear direction. I knew that God had been speaking to my heart - it

    Mar 02,