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God is a Father

Jesus is His Son and We Are His Children       Itʼs a typical Sunday morning; my alarm goes off around 9:30am and I have thirty minutes before church. However, this specific Sunday stands out among the rest as it is my last day in the US for the next three months.       Fast forward 13 […]

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The Global Love Song

Christ met His Bride in her brokenness, and having become broken for her that she might be healed by His wounding, He now sings the song of her redemption and beauty. He is the God of the Song of Songs, who rejoices over His love with loud singing. He surrounds His beloved ones with songs […]

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The Man in White – We Must Go

In the Middle East the Lord has been moving in powerful ways and many are having dreams of a Man in white. While ministering in a refugee camp during my 90 day placement I encountered many such stories, including the following testimony. I had befriended a middle aged mom of a large family. A few […]

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Loving to the End

I remember as a child in a small mill town in the Southeast being struck with fear over a couple of things: one was foreign armies hiding in the cars of the freight train that rumbled through my backyard all hours of the day and night, 365 days a year. I imagined that one day […]

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History of the Modern Protestant Missions Movement

Part 3 Four years after the Edinburg Conference, the world was gripped by the sudden outbreak of one of the worst military conflicts in the history of the earth- the First World War. Protestant missions efforts were interrupted as the world was engulfed in this crisis. By the time the dust cleared in 1918, the […]

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History of the Modern Protestant Missions Movement

Part 2 Pressing On The collective force of the first two Great Awakenings transformed the Protestant world from a mere theological and ecclesiological western European movement into a pioneering missional force to be reckoned with, piercing nearly every known nation in the world with the gospel of Jesus Christ. The 19th century, known as the, […]

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History of the Modern Protestant Missions Movement

Part 1 The history of Christian missions is vast and deep, stretching across nearly two millennia. From the moment Jesus commanded the disciples to, “Go into all the world…” so His Church has gone. Leaving all behind, they have gone out to follow the Lamb’s call for the rescue of the nations. Across continents and […]