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Being a CanDoo in the Other Culture

concerning being a CanDoo in an Other Culture . . . The other night I was praying. I was facing some pretty tough issues that I hoped would go away . . . and I offered God money. You are … Continue reading

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The Lean Start-Up Door to Commonsense in the Other Culture

How is Lean Startup process like engaging in an Other culture? If you know “Lean Startup,” that sense of process should open the door to Other-culture commonsense. This blog entry is aimed at helping you have commonsense in an Other … Continue reading

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“Business Culture?” The Ants Weigh In

Learn about the ants or they will take over your business. [Anybody watching Tony Shalhoub as Red Wheatus on CBS’s Brain Dead?] The World of Cross-Culturality is intrusive. It’s like the tiny ants of summer in my kitchen. They’re everywhere. … Continue reading

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“incarnational” – What’s common flesh got to do with it?

Incarnational ministry means suffering.* Jesus entered the world, and as it had been since the fall, it was a suffering world. One cannot describe discipleship, even as an activity that takes Jesus as its example, without giving primacy to His suffering. … Continue reading

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“making disciples” is making me a disciple

Disciples who have bits and pieces of Jesus pasted on them and run headlong as “missionaries” to their families, their friends, or the nations will find themselves torn down by the world and confused about their identities. There is no … Continue reading

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blob or missionary?

Two ways I avoid God and life 1) I’m caught up in the worry of the day and the details so that I don’t see the big picture of how Jesus has entered in and what God is doing in … Continue reading

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“missionary” “proselytizer”

Missionary – Imperialist – Absolutist – Exclusionist — Proselytizer When I was telling our neighbor that we would be away for a few weeks, he asked me who I was going off to proselytize. [One thesaurus offers these synonyms for proselytize: convert, … Continue reading

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