Central Asia: How Now Shall We Pray?

As you read this, perhaps some weeks later, the situation in Central Asia will have developed further, for better or for worse, but I’ve no doubt that the need for God’s intervention – and our intercession – will continue for a long time to come.

What the World Needs Now

What does the world need? Certainly food, water and shelter – but even more than that, the people of the world need Jesus, they need “the bread of life.”

Serving the Master of Media

Media can stimulate your thinking, touch your heart, inspire your imagination. Media can change your life. It can change the world. And God is the Master of media. Coming from him, it can do amazing things!

He’s Not Finished Yet!

He was so passionate about you and me, so passionate about all those separated from God by their sin, that he finished the job! However, there remains an unfinished task on Jesus’ list.

For What It’s Worth

Do we comprehend how much new life means to someone suffering, lost, victimized, or oppressed? To someone spiritually blind or without hope? Indeed, for many of them, new life is worth dying for!

Pausing the Plows

We find a reassuring and even divine rhythm in praising Jesus “for all that is past,” and then trusting him “for all that’s to come.” Before “praying it forward,” we spent some time “praising it backward.”

Listening to Our Samuels

Friends, let’s listen more to the Samuels among us! These young adults want us to hear their stories and thoughts and take them seriously.

When Different Means More

All times require the same Good News, but different times call for different ways of getting that Good News out.

Different, But the Same

I want us unashamedly to listen to and be led by those among them whom God has gifted to dream and to act. Indeed, they are different, and yet they are the same. That, my friends, is good, very good.

Listening to Our “Youngers”

Long ago a young boy sat down with some educated men of the city and conversed with them hours on end. He wasn’t supposed to be there, not just because of his age, but because his parents were traveling home … (read more)