January 2005

Inattentive in class…

Is it wrong to have the opportunity to be studying systematic theology at a seminary and not be able to pay attention? I got bored enough to do a search on my own name. Looks like there are other Lon Wong’s out there. I even found an ibm award photo of myself from a couple […]

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Mission shmission

Enough about mission for a moment. I’ve got more on my heart than my mind can grasp. I’ve got my hands in several things that I’d rather be knee deep in. I’ve been gaining in vision to the point of going cross-eyed. I need to sit still if just for a moment. I had a […]

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The mission is a movement

The mission of God requires kingdom advancing warriors moved by the spirit of God. It will not be accomplished by those who stand idly by. Those joining God’s mission realize that there are forces both human and supernatural that move against the mission. The mission does not wait, but creates. It makes the most of […]

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Hope is what the mission offers

The mission must always be conveyed as hope for the world because that is what the good news is. Followers of Jesus are to be voices of hope, encountering culture and relevantly communicating the purposes of God for all humanity. Today people are not looking for a hell to get out of or a heaven […]

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Back from San Diego

Our yearly kick-off meeting was in San Diego this week. Even though i came back home to a 70 degree drop in temperature, there is no place like home. This picture is me looking tacky in business attire at La Jolla beach. It is supposedly one of the most beautiful shores in North America… but […]

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The mission is motivated by love

Every human being no matter far from God is invaluable to God. There is no mission without love for people – not as targets as often is the case, but as precious people made in the image of God. Jesus did not see the last, the lost, and the least, as charity cases, but as […]

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Every person is called to be on mission

The good news of God always comes to us on its way to someone else. It must never be contained or possessed. The call of Jesus goes far beyond acceptance and heaven. Every follower of Jesus that remains on this earth continues to live and breathe for a reason. Every child of God is called […]

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God is the ultimate missionary

The first of several core values… God is the ultimate missionary. God passionately pursues every one of us with His love. Whether we are believers or not every one of us is, and continues to be, God’s mission field. Mission is God’s initiative, not ours. We are never alone on this mission. The Holy Spirit […]

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