Mission from Africa

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. — Hebrews 4:12, NLT It sometimes seems to me that American Christianity focuses too much on the ... Continue reading

The “new” internationalists

It was only a few months back that Nicolas Kristof, an editorialist for The New York Times, woke up and realized that Christians were doing God's work in foreign lands. It was a relief to me that someone at The New York Times had finally noticed the evangelical missionary movement, a work that has ... Continue reading

How far would you walk?

How far would you walk for a New Testament in your language? At the recent historic dedication of the Tlachichilco Tepehua New Testament in eastern Mexico, many walked an hour or more. It was a scorching hot, tropical day, but despite the heat, about 600 people gathered in the small Tepehua town ... Continue reading