About three and a half months ago, my family (with the help of several of our Kenyan friends) crammed almost all of our earthly possessions into twenty-one suitcases and bins and flew back to the US. When we moved to Kenya at the beginning of 2021, we had no intention of such a short stint … Continue reading Why We Moved Back to the US
On one of my recent trips with Reaching and Teaching International Ministries, I was able to talk with a pastor in Liberia about the need for theological training there.
The men and women craned their necks because the roar of the rain on the tin roof made the speaker's voice difficult to hear. They didn't want to miss a word. On the front row, I sat in a white, plastic chair in that dimly-lit room feeling grateful that the Lord would allow me the … Continue reading Glimpses of Grace in Liberia
July 12 was the anniversary of David Brainerd's conversion. His life demonstrates that God can and often does use the weakest vessel for his glory.
(This article was originally published at the blog of Reaching and Teaching International Ministries. You should check it out for helpful resources on evangelism and missions.) As Christianity in the West begins to lose some of its cultural influence, many Christians are wringing their hands in fear or anxiety. These are new waters for those … Continue reading Book Review: Evangelism as Exiles
Author's Note: This article originally appeared on the blog of Reaching and Teaching International Ministries. Check out the resources on the site, especially the newly launched podcast, and while you're at it, sign up to go on a training trip with us. And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on … Continue reading Missions and Christ’s Cosmic Authority
Dear Christian Millennial, I am writing to you about a recent study published about us that reports almost half of practicing Christians in our age range say that it is wrong to evangelize. We have a growing notion that it is inappropriate to tell someone that their deeply held belief or worldview is incorrect. I … Continue reading A Letter to My People (Millennial Christians)