COME ON IN ANYWAY!

‘Twas the night of the big Christmas play at the church.All the boys and girls had rehearsed their lines over and over.  Now each child knew his part by heart.  The dress rehearsal had gone without a hitch.  Each memorized line was recited flawlessly. The actual...

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...