The Ministry: Prayer

“Don’t pray for the ministry. Prayer is the ministry.” –Lorne Sanny I find that the above statement of Lorne’s never ceases to challenge me in the area of prayer. I immediately think of all the times that I simply regard prayer as a part of the ministry rather than the ministry itself. Why is it …

Intentionality lived out

     Jim Morris initiated the Kansas Navigator Ministry in the 1960’s.  I was privileged to meet him in l972, and subsequently to learn some principles of ministry from him until 1992, at which time he retired as director of the Kansas Navigators.  I have chosen two of his most frequently repeated comments about ministry for …

Of Goads and Nails

About three and one half years ago, I was having a conversation with our Navigator fall conference speaker, Mike Treneer. In between sessions, we had driven to McDonald’s to get away and just visit over a cup of coffee. During our conversation he brought to mind a friend, Lorne Sanny, a former president of the …