Missions


28
Jan 2016
Advance the Gospel

I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel.  Philippians 1:12 Paul’s faith in a good and sovereign God led him to be more concerned about the advance of the gospel than his own circumstances, specifically in this case, being locked up! This is such a simple idea. It is taught and preached very frequently. But I believe we rarely, if ever, fully......

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27
Jan 2016
Why Churches?

The process we are using to raise support is a little different than what most people do these days. We are primarily asking churches rather than individuals to partner with us. Currently, most ministry workers that raise support primarily ask individuals for support. There is nothing inherently wrong with that, but we feel it is more strategic for us to partner with churches. There are many reasons why we are going......

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08
Jan 2016
OG Summit Recap

Sara and I spent last week at the Our Generation Summit in Pigeon Forge Tennessee. It is a ministry of Vision Baptist Missions that they have hosted for at least the last decade. It was my fifth time at the conference so I think I have a pretty good idea of what the conference is about. Here are a few things that make this conference stand out in my mind. ⇒ Actual......

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22
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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