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Dec 2015
Surprised by Culture

One of the most frequent questions I get from Christian friends in the U.S. goes something like this. In what ways does Chinese culture make evangelism difficult? Essentially, what is unique about China that presents obstacles in the path to faith. There are certainly some questions that come up often, and our team has written about them before. I was most struck by the way some people obeyed their parents every......

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15
Dec 2015
5 Ways We Can Serve Our Missionaries

Philip and I spent one year in Taiwan and during that time we were blessed to have a great support system. When we look back we can see how God used our pastors, families, and friends through a variety of ways. Now, we are in the states and we want to replicate what was shown to us to the missionaries who are still on the field. And for us to encourage you to do the same.......

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15
Dec 2015
November Update

SHIFTING GEARS Putting the “TO” in Gospel to China View Original Email We’ve had an full six weeks since you’ve last heard from us. The highlight of this time has been seeing many of you in person for the first time in awhile. Thank you to everyone who took time to meet with us, asked us great questions, and often provided meals for us.So, what have we been doing with ourselves since......

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23
Nov 2015
incredibly blessed

MARTIN FAMILY OCTOBER UPDATE Over the past few weeks I’ve been thinking back over our time here in Taiwan. Time and time again, I have just felt an overwhelming sense of how blessed we are. I want to share a few of the things I’ve been thinking about. Ambassadors of reconciliation I’ve had a few different jobs in the last decade, they all have their pros and cons. Nonetheless, it would be misleading if......

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12
Oct 2015
T1: Great Commission

T1: “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” -Matt 28:18-20...

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10
Oct 2015
T3: Chinese Tutors

T3: Chinese Tutors We were very lucky to have these two as our language tutors. Lesson might be over for now but tomorrow is a big day. Pray that we may be understood as we speak Chinese and God may be glorified Thank you Bruce and Amigo!!...

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