By Kurt Bullis

Registration for Urbana 15 is open. But you’re not registered. What’s holding you back? Several years ago, my wife and I devised a wonderful plan for our future. A plan we felt was God’s plan. We had a goal and had steps in mind about how to get there. But as various roadblocks appeared in our path, the plan stopped working out.

By Johnnie Moore

In a Middle Eastern Christian village there was a pastor named Joseph. He is a man of middle age who has the energy of someone half his age.

By Lisa Rieck

Without even knowing you, Daniel Paredes knows what God’s will for your life is. “The context of those questions [about God’s will] can look different for different people,” he said, “but for Christians, the main answer is always the same, and that’s to go and make disciples.”

By Adam Jeske

If your parents love you deeply (and they probably do), there may be disagreement about your calling, your decisions, and your path in life. In fact, your parents are likely concerned about you serving in missions precisely because they love you so much.

By Tom Lin

The New Normal in missions presents exciting opportunities. But three things will make this journey much harder than we might think. 1. Perceived Power Loss...

By Tom Lin

As we celebrate the growth and initiative of the Global South, as we commit ourselves to humble servant-hood, is there still a place for us in God’s global mission? Yes!

By Tom Lin

Leslie Newbigin wisely suggests that the North American Church must “learn afresh what it means to bear witness to the gospel from a position not of strength but of weakness.”

By Tom Lin

We live in a changing world. In many ways, our world has already changed to the point where what is considered "normal" must be redefined.

By Tom Lin

God has a mission. God has acted in history—and is still acting now—to reconcile people from every nation and all of creation to himself. He is the primary agent of his mission. He began his mission, and he continues to work it out in greater love and power than we can imagine.

By A.J. Swoboda

The Lord of the harvest knows the harvest better than you. Listen to the Lord of the harvest. Listen closely.

By Scott Bessenecker

My grandmother was doing some genealogical research on her maternal ancestors. This was quite some time after her mother had passed away. When she asked for the record of births for the year...

Tags: Justice

One evening, Ramon Llull sat cradling his lute, his nimble fingers piecing out an erotic love song to Ambrosia, a high born married woman who was resisting his persistent advances. Llull was...

By Jack Voelkel

While any such list will inevitably leave many key missionaries out, the following names are ones any aspiring missionary should be familiar with. Their stories provide a through-line to the...

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