Knowing What You Mean

When you talk to someone about Jesus does the person listening understand what you mean? This was a powerful lesson I learned when I served for 10 years in Mongolia.…

Functioning In Another Culture: What You Need To Know

A friend of mine recently sent me a link on Facebook to a presentation called, Myth And American Values. In it, the author compares 13 values in American society and compares them…

You Can’t Be Common And Lead

In my ministry career I have not only been a leader, but a missionary. That means that I need to be an accessible person to others. It means that I…

Boogers & Forgiveness

What do you want to be remembered for? I’d like to think that the last ten years of my life will be remembered by my friends in Mongolia as positive…

Why Are You Following Jesus?

We were launching a new ministry project in Mongolia. During a board meeting we wrestled with the issue of why our TV ministry was limited only to a single city…

The Necessity of Sin and Guilt

After writing my article, The Truth About Truth, I felt that something was missing. There were a small number people upset with the article, but as might be predicted, they were people…

Idols and the Christian God

Are you an idol worshiper? What place do idols or images have in your religious life? What light does the Bible shine on idol worship or veneration? Many people in…

New Survey of Mongolian Christians: Troubling Signs of Syncretism

In July 2011 AMONG Mongolia initiated a research project to learn about the condition of the Mongolian church as related to syncretism. The survey was conducted by Mongolia’s Press Institute…

That’s Impact II: The Breakdown

Remember the survey that I wrote about last week? We had Press Institute break down the answers into different religious groups to get a better understanding of the religious culture…

That’s Impact

In the last year one of our ministry objectives has been to discover how Eagle TV is impacting the community spiritually. One of our tools is a series of surveys…