Real Teams, Real Goals, Real Transformation

When you are a missionary working in a foreign country the amount of materials and training resources you sometimes have can be a bit limited (minus the annual trip the…

When The Bible Goes Missing, Where Is Christ?

What happens to you when you read the scriptures or go through a Bible study? Many people take their time with the word in stride like it was any other…

Faith! Faith! Brutha, You Gotta Have Fay-eth!

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1). This verse has been dancing around my head recently because of a conversation…

Truth + Love = Unity

For several weeks I’ve been thinking through the issue of Christian unity. In Mongolian culture the idea of unity is very important. In fact it may be the single most…

Hindsight & Foresight

Now that I’m back into full swing in the office I want to provide some perspective about the effects of the Mongolian riots. During the four day Sate of Emergency…

Counting the Cost of Journalism

I’m between flights, sitting in a Mexican cafe in San Francisco with a little extra time to catch up on the aftermath of the riots back home in Mongolia. I…

Mongolia Election Violence

UPDATE (12:12AM ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA): PRESIDENT ENKHBAYAR HAS DECLARED A STATE OF EMERGENCY AND ORDERED THE SHUT DOWN OF ALL MEDIA EXCEPT STATE TV FOR FOUR DAYS. EARLIER: I haven’t gotten…

When Reality Beats Fiction

I heard another wonderful story from the Steppe-by-Steppe team last week. While ministering in a Soum center last summer they learned that the person occupying the hotel room next to…

Mongolian Integrity

Part of my grueling schedule of work, school, and Internet repair this week has been leading four days of strategy sessions with key members of our TV staff. We are…

Fear & Free Media

“All fear societies are based on a certain degree of brainwashing. State-controlled television, radio, and newspapers glorify the actions of the regime’s leaders and incite their populations against those it…