The Nurgakivi Selts is envisioned as a network of free-use chapels with capacity for 12 worshipers maximum. Chapels are intended as a short-term resource for small gatherings of seekers, worshipers and refuge seekers in places too small or remote to plant a church or maintain a full-use building. Chapels address the need for low cost, purpose-built, and easily managed infrastructure to facilitate small worship gatherings. Chapels also anticipate the growing need for temporary shelter for pilgrims, the broken and needy, or those fleeing war or hardship in their home country.
Lea and I drove down to Estonia's summer capital Pärnu on Saturday to attend a Family Life Conference sponsored by a local church. Our denomination's president spoke during the final hour on his experience of the "5 Love Languages" and their importance in a healthy marriage. For those who aren't familiar with the concept, your … Continue reading Ressurection Love Languages
How far does a European Christian need to travel to find a mission field? These days you don?t have to go very far. Not only are Christians a minority in formerly Christian nations, but our countries are becoming more multi-cultural all the time. The nations are in our backyard! In this context, the skills of cross-cultural ministry can be put to good use by any serious Christian. What?s more, when Christians join together in spite of their cultural differences to serve together, our unity in Christ will itself be our witness. These are the goals of Next Step 2009!