September 2015

Bruce Hopler

Bruce Hopler: The Traveling Vagabond

As the national director of Church Strengthening, I am excited about the opportunity to serve district leaders and pastors when it comes to church health. I am...

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One by One Haiti

Food for life

Haiti has received a lot of aid for a lot of years. Has it made any difference? What are the answers for its long-term problems of poverty and lack of education? Converge believes God can provide these answers as churches and individuals follow...

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Lee and Melissa Stephenson

Fire alarms

When Melissa and I were newly married, we moved from South Bend, Indiana, to Mesa, Arizona. We were excited for our next ministry assignment as we prepared to start a church in a few years. The opportunity to live near family in our first house...

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Meet Wiseline

What happens after One by One Haiti? Does schooling really break the pattern of poverty many Haitian children are born into? For some it does. Wiseline Pierre is on the road to a much better future.

In Haiti, going to school is a...

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Meet Robenson

Robenson vowed never to beg. He says, “I want to be responsible.” With his entrepreneurial spirit, Robenson has found ways to raise money for his personal needs, while his One by One sponsor covers his school fees at Melchizedek Baptist School....

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Meet Henry

No matter where they live, parents want the best for their children. But what happens when injury prevents a father from earning a living? Henry Saint Flime was working hard to give his boys a better life in Haiti. He taught himself English so he...

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Meet Amenson

To be an orphan is a challenge in any country. To be an orphan in Haiti is a severe disadvantage. That’s the position in which Amenson Joseph found himself at age 11. Born in Cap-Haitien, he was sent to live with his grandparents in Maissade...

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my little gods

My little gods

The other day a friend was telling me about a circumstance in which he was desperate for some clarity from God. He wanted an answer but was frustrated with silence in response. 

Then he said something pretty profound. 

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News

3 big church fallacies

There are numerous fallacies in the church at large that kill it, make believers ineffective and disillusion them. Here are three big ones:

FALLACY #1: The church is for believers. This is like saying the...

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Rubin "The Hurricane" Carter

The movie that made me cry

Last week I finally watched the 1999 movie The Hurricane starring Denzel Washington as the boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. I'm not a crier, but this movie...

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