3-Day, Church Planter Assessment

From 8am to 8pm an evaluation team of 20+ church planting experts, psychologists, coaches, and experienced church planters evaluated six church planting candidate couples. There was joy. There were tears. It is a privilege to walk alongside each of these as they find their place in God’s mission in the French-speaking world. PRAY: https://robertkarch.com/prayercover/GIVE ONE-TIME: https://tinyurl.com/y9e3vvzlGIVE RECURRING: https://tinyurl.com/y9saosbhTWITTER: https://twitter.com/robkarchYOUTUBE:…

Roots Grow in Darkness

Roots grow in darkness. When my father texted that he had cancer on December 13, 2017, I had no idea that it would culminate in the conclusion of a painful story that began when I was only 4 years old.  We have a fundamental fear of suffering. When we see suffering coming, we run the…

Québec – A Critical Mission Field

Here’s how to get involved: Luke 10:2 Prayer at 10:20am every day for Quebec. Prayer Cover for the Karch family. God answers prayer! Vision Tour: Organize a vision tour with key people here. Contact me to find out out how. Short-term Team (10-12 churches are ready to host for the summer of 2019, teams from…

Casey Morgan puts his finger on the heart issue I mentioned a few days ago. He says… “People around us would often say, “Wow, you guys have such a clear calling to serve overseas. I don’t think I could ever do that.” My wife and I didn’t know what to say. We felt like we…

Gregory Boyd called into question my entire view of dealing with evil and spiritual warfare. Rather than rationalize evil, Boyd encourages us to confront it. “Jesus never once appeals to a mysterious divine will to explain why a person is sick maimed or deceased. In every instance, He comes against such things as the by-products…

In order to complete God’s mission, in the end, it is not a question of whether or not I am willing to go. Jonathan Lewis reminds us that… “…volunteerism has never been the deciding factor in furthering God’s mission. God will use His people to spread His message, whether they are willing agents or not.”[1]…

Mission sounds exhausting. But Tim Dearborn reminds us that “Mission was never intended to be an exhausting human enterprise. Mission is our privileged participation in the lifegiving action of the triune God.”[1] Rather, as we serve God in one place, the repercussions can reverberate further than anything we ever imagined. He encourages us as he…