The Homeless Boys on the Streets of Pokhara, Nepal

I'll never forget the morning. It was our morning coffee and prayer time, and Darlene and I were sitting at Cafe Concerto just off Fewa Lake in Pokhara, Nepal. We were waiting on our ILLY Coffee (imported from Italy - Praise the Lord) when a boy approached and began to beg of us.

The boy looked just like most of the other beggar children around here – filthy, tattered clothes, barefoot, a sight I have seen thousands of times as we travel around the world, but this time there was something different. There was something so very authentic about the look in his eyes, the way he rubbed his belly, the way he answered the cafe workers who told him to move on.

That day stated something in me that has now grown into a passion and ministry...
The First Time I Heard God’s Voice (Excerpt from 30 Days in Aceh)

The First Time I Heard God’s Voice (Excerpt from 30 Days in Aceh)

In this excerpt from my new book, 30 Days in Aceh, I go back to when I was a kid. I tell the short story of the first time I heard the voice of the Lord (and the only audible voice of the Lord I've ever heard... I think).

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5 Vital Pieces of Missions Advice that Apply to All of Life

When I look back, there are a few pieces of advice that I was given early on that has proven INVALUABLE. These have become lessons Darlene and I live by, not only in ministry, but in LIFE.

Regardless if you are called to the nations or to the streets of the neighborhood you grew up in, these vital lessons will apply to both your life and ministry...
Opening to my New Book - 30 Days in Aceh

Opening to my New Book – 30 Days in Banda Aceh, Indonesia

This post is an excerpt from the rough-draft opening of my new book about an intense month I spent in Banda Aceh, Indonesia following the tsunami of 2004 and the Nias 8.7 earthquake in early 2005.
How Indiana Jones Can Help You Stop Being a Perfectionist by Dustan Stanley

How Indiana Jones Helped me Stop being a Perfectionist

Are you a perfectionist? If so, this post is for you! Here's how one scene from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade changed my mind for good about being a perfectionist.