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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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Some of the struggles we have in going…

We all face numerous struggles in going to and living in another culture. But our struggles are all so normal. What is interesting is to discover that we aren’t alone in this. Even the Apostles faced similar struggles in their lives. This post we want to look at one Apostle in particular, and look at his…

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Seeing, Feeling, Changing: Compassion Unleashed

One of the characteristics of the prophets was that they could feel the pain of others: they could feel the pain God felt; they could feel the pain that their own people would feel when they came face to face with the judgment that was awaiting them if they did not turn away from their…

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