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Caroline: (2/13/2014) What are some of the hardships and responsibilities of being a missionary?
Jack: Thank you, Caroline, for your question. I am sending you a rather long answer, which combines my... more
Tadala: (1/17/2014) Hi Jack, I have applied and REALLY wanted to go to school but everything is going wrong from...
Jack: Thanks, Tadala, for taking the time to share your frustration with me. I cannot tell you just why... more
Brandon: (12/27/2013) How many African American career missionaries are there? Brandon
Jack: Brandon, my research has not been very fruitful. I haven't seen any statistics to answer your... more
Colson: (12/4/2013) Hi Jack, I'm wondering if what your thoughts are on fundraising money for short term missions. Do...
Jack: Colson, I think that two factors need to be kept in mind. 1) Whoever is in charge of the activities... more
Michael: (12/12/2012) Hello Jack, My first question is in regard to the ten commandments. Many Christians profess that...
Jack: Michael, we need to make a distinction between the ceremonial laws of the Old Testament and the 10... more
Jessica: (11/17/2012) Hi Jack, I am going on an internship to Senegal, Africa. How am I supposed to share the gospel...
Jack: Jessica, when Dr. Jim Tebbe, Director of the last Urbana and a long time missionary in Pakistan,... more
Jay: (10/15/2012) Hi Jack.I was at a convention of Jehovah`s Witnesses 2 years ago in Edinburgh. The speaker...
Jack: Thanks, Jay, for sharing this interesting story.  As to your question whether I or my fellow... more
David: (3/5/2012) Hello Jack, I hope this finds you well and blessed.A Theological / Relationship Question:...
Jack: Thanks, David, for your concern both for your friend, your desire to think through the complex... more
Emmanuel: (11/24/2010) I gave my life to Christ due to incurable sickness which the Lord later healed. I did dry fasting...
Jack: Emmanuel, this text is considered to have several interpretations. ” It is applied to Israel... more
Kat: (11/23/2010) In your opinion, what is a healthy and effective balance of preaching the Word of God (evangelism)...
Jack: Kat, so much depends upon the context. Let’s go across the spectrum:1. A situation where there... more
Janelle: (10/14/2010) At what point does ‘relationship evangelism’ become more of a social gathering than a...
Jack: I guess we need to define what we mean by “relationship evangelism,” Janelle. I would say that the... more
Brian: (3/30/2010) What does the term “imago homini” mean? I read it in a book recently and it reminds me...
Jack: Brian, I’m no Latin scholar, but just as “missio Dei” means the “Mission of God,” and “Imago Dei”... more
Ben: (3/29/2010) What's heaven like? Is it different to everyone? What are some good verses that would give some...
Jack: Ben, we don’t have a lot of description in the Bible about Heaven – or Hell, for that... more
John: (3/24/2010) Does it mean that all the Catholics, Muslims, Hindus will go to hell since they don’t preach...
Jack: In a very few words, John, you have brought up a difficult and painful subject, with regard to the... more
Sarah V.: (3/1/2010) Hi, Jack![Your answers are clear and thought-provoking and you ask great questions: You must be an...
Jack: Thanks, Sarah, for your kind words. No, I never worked with InterVarsity in the U.S. but, yes, my... more
Patricia: (2/26/2010) Hello Jack:I feel so blessed every time I "listen" to you. I have a question that have been...
Jack: Thanks, Patricia, for your honest question and desire to be faithful to the Lord. In taking your... more
alexander RIvera: (2/1/2010) Hello Jack,I was at the Spiritual Warfare seminar and it was very good. Would please send me the...
Jack: I'd be glad to, Alexander, and to anyone else who would like to receive it. Jack more
Abe: (1/29/2010) I also wanted to go to your Spiritual Warfare seminar and wasn't able to. Could you please send me...
Jack: Thanks, Abe, for your note. I am sending you the material. The whole issue of presenting the... more
Sergio !: (1/27/2010) luke 9:27 I tell you the truth, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see...
Jack: Sergio, there seems to be two basic interpretations of this passage which at first glance seems to... more
Kevin: (1/20/2010) Hello Jack, I am preparing to go on a short-term mission trip this summer with a group of college...
Jack: Thanks, Kevin, for your sensitivity in your recognition of the importance of this matter, your... more
Andrea: (1/15/2010) Hey Jack, I greatly appreciated your Urbana presentation on Spiritual Warfare. Would you be able...
Jack: I'd be happy to, Andrea. Questions, comments, and suggestions welcome. Jack more
mohamed: (7/30/2009) who loves me really?God does, Mohamed.
Jack: God does, Mohamed. He says in Jeremiah 31:3. I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have... more
Laverle: (6/1/2009) Have you heard of the Emerging Church? I guess there is both good and bad mixed in with it. How...
Jack: I have done a little reading on the Emerging Church. I see it as an example of individuals once... more
George: (4/18/2009) This may seem like a basic question:What is the Gospel? And how does God's will for social justice...
Jack: In the Gospel of Mark, Jesus’ first words are, “The time has come, the kingdom of God... more