Fatima and her family needed help with almost everything. Their needs were far too much for Lydia alone to shoulder. Rebekah saw why mobilizing the people in their local church was going to be important. It was critical that everyone in their church community, not just Lydia, see the unreached people God had put before them and begin welcoming them.
3 billion people have no access to the gospel. This reality keeps us up at night. These unreached people will likely live their lives without ever hearing the gospel or meeting a Christian. In the words of Paul, “How are they to believe in Him of whom they have never...
Her trip to Morocco was approaching. She didn’t know what to expect in Morocco or what purpose she could even find there. She felt drained and slightly foolish for having arranged a trip there. She began to pray through her hesitation and felt the Lord say to her again, ‘Go. I will show you my will.” Despite the uncertainty in her heart, she obeyed, packed her bags and got on her flight.
Today there are over 1 million Christians in the Baptist denomination that Adoniram founded and 2.6 million Evangelicals throughout the country. These followers of Jesus live surrounded by 50 unique people groups who have yet to be reached with the gospel.
Nicholas wanted to plan a cross-cultural experience for the group that he had led though the Xplore study. He believed that the next step for them should be to experience another culture, meet real people from an unreached people group, and see how they practiced a different religion.
How one Chinese college student seeks to make the most of her life On a gray and foggy winter day in China, I sit in my apartment with my friend Daisy. We chat together and she shares with me about her life and her current studies. I met Daisy last year when we began...
Like many people in ministry, Cathleen was very accustomed to discipling believers and helping them grow closer to God. She knew much about the how. After being mobilized, she began to learn about the why. As she learned how much of the task was yet to be completed, it created a sense of urgency in her heart. She realized that because of her service, someone might have the chance to hear the gospel for the very first time. She was introduced to the “so that.”
The dusty roads of Nepal were bustling with motorbikes dodging pedestrians, stray dogs, and deep potholes. Our group of ten Chinese friends wandered these streets, taking in the new environment and culture. Small temples on every corner with small offerings of fruit and incense attracted locals doing their daily prayers as well as tourists snapping artsy photos. This place was a beautiful mix of multiple Asian cultures.