Category: Blog

What Regrets?

Merle Nisly In the early 1970’s, I was employed at an auto dealership as an apprentice technician. In the process of hearing God’s voice and calling on my life, I would sometimes spend my lunch hour in my car so that I could focus on what was ahead. That seems like the other end of…
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Confidence in Changes

By Merle Nisly About 32 years ago, Rita and I were preparing for a leadership transition in a small, remote community where we had invested more than 10 years of energy, prayer, and love. Three indigenous leaders were preparing to carry on the life of a small community of Jesus followers—without our present influence. It was…
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Reflections on 2017

As we begin a new year, we do well to reflect on where we’ve been in the past year. There are many wins to celebrate, so many lessons to add to our wisdom pool, and some scars to heal from. The team that reports in this paper is offering you a small glimpse of the…
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Cells or Pebbles?

By Merle Nisly, LHNM CEO When we believers gather, we celebrate the community of Jesus followers. The creative, spontaneous, and organic life of believers in community is an amazing gift from God. To be connected, to be immersed in fellowship with others in the community is much like the inter-relatedness of the cells in our…
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