I Am Him, And He Is Me

This year I have endeavored to read through the Bible chronologically, and so far so good! This week I’ve been in 1 Kings, and today I came to the story of the great prophet Elijah. Chapter 17 opens with Elijah predicting three years of no rain, and the Lord telling Elijah to go out and … Continue reading I Am Him, And He Is Me

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The Deepest Desire in Adoniram Judson’s Wife

Anne Hasseltine and Adoniram Judson were married on February 5, 1812.  The next day, when Judson was ordained to do foreign mission work, Anne (whom he called “Nancy”) was beside him.  Within a few days they boarded the sailing ship Caravan to sail to India.  Judson’s eventual success in Burma (now known as Myanmar), where they ended … Continue reading The Deepest Desire in Adoniram Judson’s Wife

CROSS: A 1 Night Missions Conference – FREE (2/27)

Here is a wonderful opportunity for individuals, families, small groups, co-workers, youth groups, college groups and dorms to gather together for four hours to hear from gifted teachers on the need and means of taking the gospel to the nations. You can watch the Cross conference live, for free, here. Just REGISTER TO WATCH. And if you’re hosting … Continue reading CROSS: A 1 Night Missions Conference – FREE (2/27)

Missions & Masturbation – How John Piper Almost Got Fired

In September of 1984 John Piper almost got fired from his church for writing an article in the churches magazine entitled, "Missions & Masturbation."  He did not get fired, but he did almost get fired.  You can see why when you read the article below.  So read carefully what follows - it can be graphic. … Continue reading Missions & Masturbation – How John Piper Almost Got Fired

The Danger of Seeking the “Extraordinary” Work of God

As a pastor I read over all the reports/updates from all of the missionaries and missions organizations our church supports and after reading through many of these I've found a trend. "______ has been healed!" "______ has had a dramatic spiritual encounter and no longer has convulsions." "______ was completely healed of all ailments." "In … Continue reading The Danger of Seeking the “Extraordinary” Work of God

Jim Elliot’s Brother, Bert: The Hero You Don’t Know

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