Thanks for stopping by. As a Christian Aid supporter, you share our passion for native missionaries worldwide. And likely, you’re already reading about how God is working through them in Prayerline, Christian Mission Magazine, Missions Insider, and other publications. The purpose of this blog is to get a little more personal with you, our extended family of faith. And because we do see you as family, we’d like to share with you what’s going in our hearts and include you in some of the happenings here at "mission headquarters."
Posted January 31, 2017
So often, we dream up what we'd like to do for God, and then ask Him to bless it. But God's not sitting around waiting for us to come up with cool ideas so He can get some work done on the earth. God already knows what He wants to accomplish. And if we'll wait and listen for His voice, He'll call us to join Him in that work. Read full post.
Posted January 24, 2017
The enormous debt Christ paid for us is cause to shout, cry, dance, and sing. But how often do we go out from His presence to inflict our demands on others? Read full post.
Posted January 17, 2017
Henry Blackaby, author of Experiencing God, explains a fundamental principle that many Christians miss, myself included. He posed the question: "What is a servant?" Someone who works for God, right? Wrong. We don't work for God. God works through us. If we don't understand this, the fruit of our Christian lives will be extremely limited. Why? Because everything we do will depend on us—on our human capacity. Read full post.
Posted January 10, 2017
Foreign missionaries excitedly report back to their churches about the number of people who respond to altar calls in various Latin American countries. A little over a year ago, I spoke with one such missionary who told me about a tribal group in Mexico who had supposedly accepted the gospel. He'd seen the crucifix they now incorporate into their harvest festivals! In the world of missions, some people feel that Latin America has been reached by the gospel. A peek beneath the façade, however, tells a different story. Read full post.
Posted January 3, 2017
With all the heartbreak and suffering in the Middle East, it's easy for me to view the region as one big, godforsaken nightmare. But God hasn't forsaken the people who live there. You and I have watched a tragedy unfold from afar, but we don't see what's happening on the ground, on a personal level. Read full post.