It’s Why I Am A Missionary And Why John Allen Chau Died

I am reflecting on the death of missionary John Allen Chau. According to NPR, Chau was a “26-year-old American missionary who was killed by indigenous people this month after sneaking…

I Know What You’re Afraid Of And How To Overcome It

I know what you are afraid of. I’ve been there myself. I understand what it means to have spiritual fear. Maybe you’e never heard it put that way before, but…

Why There Is Hope For The Next Generation

Last year while attending Cru’s biennial staff conference I watched a presentation on what it takes to reach different generations, mainly millennials, with the Gospel of Jesus. Part of the…

The Great Commission Was Not A New Idea

Did you know that when Jesus gave the Great Commission to his disciples in Matthew 28 that he was not telling them something completely new? In fact, when Jesus gave…

The Great Commission May Be Fulfilled By 2029

That headline may seem absurd. But you might think differently once you finish reading this article.  If you were asked, “What is God doing in your life?” Some of us,…

Behaving Badly

It was my first day of work at Eagle TV in Mongolia. I had just been installed as the new Managing Director. I was managing a team of 80 people…

Joyce Briscoe

During a recent talk with one of my daughters this testimony came up. I thought I’d share it again. She stood before an adoring crowd on national television to tell…

Are You A Religious Person?

Of all of the questions or tools you can use to start a conversation about Jesus and share your faith with someone, this one may be the most useful: “Are…

“American Christianity Has Failed.” No, It Hasn’t, and Here’s Why

Stephen Mattson of Sojourners has written a scathing article accusing “White evangelicals” and more broadly, American Christianity, of failing to do what Jesus has commanded relative to the poor, needy,…

“People Only Believe What Their Culture Tells Them About Religion.” Wanna Bet?

Have you seen those memes on social media about the one true religion? They usually go something like this: “Out of the thousands of religions that exist, the only one…