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A friend answered opportunity's knock in 2012, and followed her dream to study medicine in London, England. It meant she had to stop believing she couldn't cope without friends, familiarity and her usual routine. In the long run she not only received an education, she found a lifetime partner while in England. They were married in April 2014. (more…)
Jones Bob
August 4, 2020

Its Not a Goat…Its a Future.

“I wrote this in response to a World Vision gift my sister gave on my behalf—a goat. The story is my imagined result of that gift.  And, my intent is to help people imagine what the gift might do.” Are you able to feel the cool floor through your sleeping mat, drifting there on the red dirt? Soon the mat will be rolled up and the day will start with a pot of water to boil on a small fire, and you walking to get more water. It will take an hour. Read more here... BACKGROUND ON NKAYI, ZIMBABWE North Pointe is partnering with World Vision in Nkayi, Zimbabwe to help give children a future. Just over 190 children are…
Bob Jones
November 18, 2014

Discover Your Purpose for Today by Reimagining Tomorrow

In "Futureville," Skye Jethani offers a vision-shifting glimpse of how doing work that matters today will shape the world of tomorrow. Whatever you've read about the future, don't settle your opinion until after reading Futureville. Who is Skye Jethani? He's a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, The Washington Post‘s “On Faith” column and  Relevant. He held various roles at Christianty Today was the senior editor of Leadership Journal. Why Work is More Than A Four-Letter Word Traditional Christian eschatology (the study of future events) throws the intrinsic value of "work" under the bus, teaching that only work associated with the ministry of the Church will have future value. The efforts of evangelism, missions, or discipleship will eternally outlive efforts like art,…
Bob Jones
June 13, 2014


What does the future hold? If the past 100 years is any indication, you are in for quite a ride. * 100 years ago 8% of homes owned a telephone. * 30 years ago there was no Internet. Motorola offered the 1st commercial cell phone for $3,500. * 20 years ago there were only 130 websites total and you had to pay for an email account through an ISP. * 10 years ago Skype, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Tumblr, Dropbox, & Instagram didn't exist. * Today, 8% of people in North America DON'T own a cell phone. Check out the running tally of Internet actions IN A SINGLE SECOND at this site. What About The Future? 1. Creativity, invention and innovation…
Bob Jones
August 21, 2013