FOUNDATIONS

This blog has been contributed by a worker in the Middle East. “Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say? As for everyone who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice, I will show you what they are like. They are like a man building...

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...

WHEN WORK = WORSHIP, IS A PROBLEM

The following is contributed by a B4T worker in the Middle East. In B4T, we constantly advocate that work = worship. In other words, if we are to do everything as unto the Lord, then our work should be part of that. Every part of our lives should be integrated into...

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,...