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Discovering B4T; The Next Generation Doing Cross Cultural Transformation

The 6th Love Language

One of the greatest challenges in life and for B4Ters is marriage. The following is contributed by my mentor, Jerry Daley, as a good reminder how to keep our marriages strong. The Sixth Love Language Dr. Gary Chapman’s book The Five Love Languages was so revolutionary...

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FAITH & WORK IS ONE

James 2:18 in The Message reads Faith and works, works and faith, fit together hand in glove. If you read James 2, the emphasis is “doing good works, especially to the needy” AND integrating that with our faith in Jesus. You cannot have one without the other.   The...

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I CAN ONLY IMAGINE

The following is contributed by a B4T worker in the Middle East. Can you imagine this scene: you're standing in HEAVEN with Jesus. Your heart is pounding with excitement and you feel like it will explode out of your chest with joy. You've just been reunited with all...

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AN ISSUE OF DEPENDENCY

The leaders of OPEN have been discussing building a culture of prayer throughout the network. So, what is a ‘Culture of Prayer’? I would define culture as a community that embraces the same values and practices. What does that look like? Some see a ‘culture of prayer’...

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WHAT ARE YOU MADE FOR?

Mark 2:27 Jesus says, "The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath."  The principle from Jesus is brilliant and applies to so many other things where we miss the point of something entirely and reverse the focus. We are religious about obsessing over the...

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ON PAIN & SUFFERING

Suffering, loss, affliction, pain. Job is a man who as much as any experienced the depths of loss and pain. Though a man of God, Job, experienced many losses, including the death of his 7 sons and 3 daughters, a large number of his slaves, the death and loss of his...

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DO YOU EAT WITH SCUM?

But when the teachers of religious law who were Pharisees saw him eating with tax collectors and other sinners, they asked his disciples, “Why does he eat with such scum?” Mark 2:16 LB I once remarked mostly to myself, “Why would Jesus eat with scum?” My friend who...

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ON RAISING CHILDREN

If you know my sons, you know I’ve been blessed with 2 very different boys. Both are walking with Jesus and striving to serve Him, yet in very different ways and locations. I was asked recently what is the secret to raising godly kids? It’s no secret. And as Jesus...

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WHAT IF? OR WHAT IS!

This post is contributed by a former worker in Turkey. Master, we are perishing… And Jesus said to them, “Where is your faith?” (Luke 8:24–25). When I read the account of Jesus calming the sea in Luke 8, I was struck by his response to the disciples.  They express to...

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HARD PRESSED

We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair, persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 Have ever felt like Paul in this passage? Disappointments, obstacles, failures, conflicts, struggles...

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T4T: Thought for Today

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton

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