Another short article from the online Kairos Journal. A picture of truth lived out in the crucible of life, this story from missionary Hudson Taylor’s life is encouraging both for its simplicity and its practicality. “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1 Firm Faith—Hudson Taylor … More What is Faith?
I love missionary stories. Full stop. I love them. God delights to use the broken to change the world.
The following brief bio is from Kairos Journal. I confess. I love these short snippets on the lives of great men and women. They give me a window to how others have lived a cross-bought life and shape a desire in my heart to live in similar patterns of courage, boldness, and sacrifice for the cause … More The Cross-Bought Life
Sunday Afternoon Musings “The glory of bread is that it satisfies. The glory of living water is that it quenches thirst. We do not honor the refreshing, self-replenishing, pure water of a mountain spring by lugging buckets of water up the path to make our contributions from the ponds below. We honor the spring by … More Glorify God, but How?
Missionaries are my heroes for so many reasons. Loren Cunningham, founder and president of YWAM (Youth with a Mission) gives an inspiring view of why in this short and unforgettable video. Please watch it. Pass it on. And pray for any missionaries you know and the work that our great God has called them to. … More For Missionaries Everywhere: You are the hope of the world
Thursday is for Discipleship Homosexual activists will not be pleased with this posting. The following is a brief article from Kairos Journal documenting the murder and martyrdom of missionaries to Uganda that would not relent and participate in homosexual activity. Present day Christians in Uganda who resist the worldwide push for acceptance of homosexuality as … More Standing Up and Dying for What is Right
Sharing Things Worth Sharing Another reason why missionaries are heroes to me and why I encourage reading missionary biographies, and going on mission and praying for missionaries. I can’t be home right now. Why?. (Short video)
My friend and prayer partner Terry Ivy called today just to say hello and tell me he was praying for me. What an encouragement to know you are being prayed for. Terry, in my opinion, is one of those unsung heroes in a generation enamored with celebrity, size, and bombast. A cancer survivor, a pastor … More Weekend Biography: David Brainerd
Monday Discussion “If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him.” —C.T. Studd The biography of C.T. Studd’s life by his son-in-law, Norman Grubb, was formative in my early Christian life. I recommend it to everyone. One of my heroes. Question: Who … More What is and What Motivates Commitment?
Weekend Musings and Quotes “When he began his mission in Burma, Judson’s original goal was to translate the Bible and establish a church of 100 members before his death. When he died 38 years later, he left behind the entire Bible in the Burma language, 100 churches, and over 8,000 believers when including the minority … More Weekend Quotes and Musings