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The privilege of the pressure cooker

One of my personality quirks is that I am a fairly fearful person. Those who know my story wouldn’t expect this as my wife and I lived in an area of the world that was marred by conflict. Nonetheless, my default emotional position is to hope the Lord keeps anything that causes anxiety or tension…

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Building Bridges to Jesus

Not long ago I was talking with a couple hosting a Muslim friend in their home. They mentioned that much as they enjoyed him, they often found their conversations frustrating. No matter how carefully they pointed out the differences between the two faiths, their Muslim friend inevitably ended the conversations by saying their faiths were…

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Don’t go it alone

Maybe you’ve been perusing international job listings during work breaks or staying up late  googling “overseas employment.” Perhaps you feel so burdened for the quarter of the world that has never seen the love of Jesus lived out, that you just want to pull up stakes and move. Why connect with us? Why not just…

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The Integrated Life

Integration is so vital, but it is hindered by our tendency to compartmentalize the faith. Our educational and cultural training in the west teaches us to compartmentalize the different aspects of our lives. We divide up our educational spaces into different subjects, such as, math, biology, chemistry, history, English, and more. We put students in…

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