"Rise up, O men of God! His Kingdom tarries long: Bring in the day of brotherhood, and end the night of wrong." —William Merrill
Earlier this week my family and the Sowers Harvest Cafe team had a bunch of our student friends here for a backyard dinner party around the campfire. As we were preparing to eat, I remembered that most likely one of our friends who was Muslim was not going to join in with the meal because of...
"A vision without a task is but a dream; a task without a vision is but drudgery; a vision and a task is the hope of the world." —Inscription on a church building in Sussex, England, ca. 1730
Extreme Prayer tells Greg Pruett’s story, from a failing missionary with a failing marriage, to leadership in a ministry that regularly exceeds its ambitious goals in Kingdom advancement. All because of prayer.
“The secret is Christ in me, not me in a different set of circumstances.” —Elisabeth Elliot
I am working my way through the book of Luke and the parable of the Good Samaritan really impacted me. I have been reflecting on it everyday since then. Why? I have read it many, many times in my life. I have heard it told many, many times. But that impact should not surprise me because it's the...
“To go back is nothing but death; to go forward is fear of death, and life everlasting beyond it. I will yet go forward.” —John Bunyan
"Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.” —Jesus
In the Indian Ocean, hundreds of miles off the eastern coast of India, a small group of Sentinel tribal people have lived and died for centuries. These remote Islanders have had a renowned reputation for violently resisting contact with the outside world.
A week ago, a young American...
"The motto of every missionary, whether preacher, printer, or schoolmaster, ought to be ‘Devoted for life.’”—Adoniram Judson