The other day I was reading a portion of Ps 119 and verse 75 stood out to me. In the old NIV it says, “I know, O Lord, that your laws are righteous, and in faithfulness you have afflicted me.” That last portion really caught my attention. “in faithfulness you have afflicted me.” Over the […]
How do you make disciples with a full-time job? It is one of the biggest questions we hear. Todd shares some of the challenges he has faced in learning to make disciples while still holding down a 40+ hour a week job and taking care of his family. He’ll also share what he has learned […]
Bonus episode. What does it look like to partner cross-culturally? How can a short-term team be used well? How do we strategically engage in mission work?
2017 has ended. 2018 is officially here, and so has ended all my chances to read more books in 2017. When I look back on the ones I read here are a few that really stood out. If you have made a goal or resolution to read more in 2018 here are some good ones […]
我不太了解耶稣。I must have gotten a funny look on my face because what that means is “I’m not very familiar with Jesus.” The evening started with me calling a DiDi car (the equivalent of an Uber). Somewhere along the way I mentioned God and he proceeded to tell me that he was also a Christian. I […]
There are times we pray and we do not see anything. It is only by faith we continue in prayer, believing God is working something we cannot see at the time. However, there are other magnificent times when God lets us see Him answer prayers in real time. Yesterday, I was recounting one of those […]
I met a Chinese guy the other day and heard a great story of how he became a believer. While his story was awesome there was something else that really struck me. “John” was in his late 30s or early 40s and was biking from Yunnan to Tibet (1425 miles) in southwest China. Along the way he stopped […]
You know every blog seems to start with the blogger talking about all the things they are going to do or not do with their blog. Then about 4 posts later you never see anything else again. 🙂 Nevertheless, here is my manifesto on the goings on here on this site. I have been greatly […]