PERSPECTIVE

The following is contributed by a worker in South Asia. Perspective Number 1:My struggle is to hate the sin (no problem) and yet love the sinner (a gargantuan undertaking). All of this conflict (from my perspective) evolves as a result of a Muslim who is a terrorist,...

WALKING IN THE PEACE OF THE LORD

Contributed by a B4T worker in Africa In 1 John 4:18 it says “there is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear.” In the last few days, Christ has helped me to experience this more than I have before. I found that my sense of busyness during my...

JUST-IN-TIME GRACE

The following is submitted by a tentmaker in the Middle East. In operations management, just-in-time delivery is enabled by modern statistical techniques, real-time data, and high-quality tracking devices. The more that is known about demand, the better projections...

LONELINESS ON THE FIELD

Contributed by a B4T worker in the Arab world I’ve often reflected on how much more lonely I am on the field. I used to have a great deal of close friends (in a sense, I still do – I just only see them once every year or two). “Life on life” is not a 100% money-back...

TESTING & TRIALS

The parable is told of a farmer who owned an old mule who accidentally fell into a well. After carefully assessing the situation, the farmer decided that neither the mule nor the well was worth saving. So, he called his neighbors together and got them to haul dirt to...

REDEEMING COMPANY CULTURE

This post is contributed by a worker in the ME. You don’t have to let something slide for long before it becomes the new normal. Culture is what culture does. Culture isn’t what you intend it to be. It’s not what you hope or aspire for it to be. It’s what you do. So...