I DON’T CARE IF YOU ARE HAPPY

The following is taken from a paper a friend gave me. It is written by Bart Compolo and is worth giving it a second thought. Note that I don’t care if you are happy. Why? We live in a radically un-Christian society, with a value system that is practically the...

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...

DISCERNING GOD’S WILL

At the recent B4T Expo several young people asked, “How do you discern God’s will?” This is a common and important question. In “Pursuing God’s Will Together” Ruth Haley Barton gives 9 ways that she determines God’s will. I have used and agree with Barton’s 9 and have...

DISCIPLES ARE ONE WITH JESUS

Part 3 of a series of blogs on discipleship. So far we’ve learned that disciples are reproducers. In John 15, Jesus speaks of abiding in Him. “If you abide in Me and I in you … you will bear much fruit … if you abide in Me … ask and it will be given.” Later He adds,...