Posts Categorized: prayer

Jesus loves Tibetans, and He loves me.

Six years ago, I was in a tent in a Tibetan village in East Asia and wrote the following in my journal:
I’ve never hated East Asia more in my whole life. I’m robbed of all joy and sick of who I am. I’m angry at my own life.

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Back From Kathmandu!

* This post has been adapted from a letter sent by Greg Gewin to those who supported him in finances and prayer as he went to Nepal. He and his team taught men and women the Bible for a week.

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MOBILIZING SMALLER CHURCHES

As we’ve said before, the discussion of being a sending church may cause some leaders and churches to feel left out. Many sending churches are large and well-resourced.

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Developing a Heart for the Nations

My concern for international missions was brought about through the quiet and ever persistent workings of the Holy Spirit over the course of years.

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The Poison of Vainglory: The Dangers of Success and Failure (Part 2)

It is perhaps most easy to see the dangers of pride when we experience success; it is a danger that is near to the missionary.

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Hope in the Midst of Suffering

If you grew up reading missionary biographies like that of Bruce Olsen and Amy Carmichael, the stories were so engrossing and somewhat impossible to comprehend.

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Confession of a Struggling Worker

I was standing in the immigration line at the airport with my family anxiously waiting whether or not they would let us back into our host country.

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REPOST: Mobilizing Smaller Churches Sojourn Church in New Albany, Indiana

This article was posted by The Upstream Collective on March 21, 2016. Visit their site for articles about how churches can mobilize people for work overseas. http://theupstreamcollective.org
I didn’t approach Travis McGowen (@travislmcgowen).

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Teach Us to Number Our Days

“There is an elderly couple that is interested in knowing what the Bible says.”
With this information, the name of the village, and knowing that they owned a small store, I set out with my teammate and a national friend to find this couple.

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Adjusting To Culture: Once You Return

“There’s no place like home,” became a famous tag line from The Wizard of Oz that many of us have repeated heartily when describing where we come from.

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