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...

ON SEEKING PROVISION

A Sultan noticed the difference between the cries of two beggars who stood outside his gate. One stood in the street and cried, “O Allah, you are the bountiful One.” The other said, “O Allah, give victory to our Sultan!” The Sultan was so flattered by the prayer of...

THE LEAST WE CAN DO

We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you. Colossians 1:3. William Carey was born in Northhamptonshire, England in 1761. He apprenticed as a cobbler at fourteen and became a Christian at age eighteen. By age twenty, he had mastered...

WHAT ARE THE LIMITS TO GOD’S POWER

The following is contributed by a B4Ter in the Middle East. In The Circle Maker, M. Batterson asks,  “IS THERE A LIMIT TO GOD’S POWER?”  Your answer to this question, the question, will determine the size of your prayer… A B4Ter in the Middle East writes: I want...

B4T & Prayer

We’ve talked much about plowing – prayer and love, in our work overseas.  The following is contributed by a worker in the Middle East. I recently spoke to a business owner in South Asia who said they pray every morning at the office, before they begin work. By the...

WORKING HIS WAY

Devin, who works with OPEN USA, is the author of this blog post. He is a great example of both listening to God and keeping our priorities right in the midst of our work. “Did you meet my son?” asked Kent, my Airbnb host who is a native from the Caribbean but now...