He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the LORD, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” (Psalm 91:1–2) Five families in the early 1950's moved to Ecuador to reach the isolated Waodani tribe with the Gospel of … Continue reading Beyond the Gates of Splendor
Many of you may recognize the name Jim Elliot because he died a death that made the news. He was killed by the tribe he was trying to reach with the gospel. Since then, God has opened doors within this tribe and now, largely thanks to Jim's witness (along with his friends) the gospel has … Continue reading Jim Elliot: He Was No Fool
“Father, make of me a ‘crisis man’. Bring those I contact to decision. Let me not be a milepost on a single road. Make of me a fork, so that men must turn one way or another on facing Christ in me.” “What is written in these pages I suppose will someday be read by … Continue reading Why I Love Jim Elliot
Jim Elliot is one of my heroes. Why? Because of stuff like this. On Monday September 20, 1948 (eight years before his martyrdom at the hands of the Auca Indians of Ecuador) he penned this in his journal: I am Thine at terrible cost to Thyself. Now Thou must become mine — as Thou didst … Continue reading Attending to the Price
2 Timothy 3:1 says, “But know this, in the last days, you will have hard times.” The question concerning me for this verse is, “Okay Paul, I get you; but when are the last days?” Have you ever wondered that? After studying through this, I have come to the conclusion that we are in the … Continue reading When Are the Last Days?
A helpful piece from Trevin Wax on the brother of the missionary we all know. Last month, I had a conversation with Michael Kelley about his book, Boring: Finding an Extraordinary God in an Ordinary Life. Michael tells the story of Bert Elliot, brother to missionary Jim, as an example of what faithfulness over a … Continue reading Jim Elliot’s Brother, Bert: The Hero You Don’t Know