“Thanks be to God, I can now say I have attained. I have knelt down before him, with the last leaf in my hand, and imploring his forgiveness for all the sins which have polluted my efforts in this department, and his aid in the future efforts to remove the errors and imperfections which...
Also the sons of the stranger
Who join themselves to the Lord,
To serve Him and to love Him,
Will learn the ways of His Sword;
Will be brought to the holy mountain
And know acceptance there.
Also, the sons of the stranger
“The secret is Christ in me, not me in a different set of circumstances.” —Elisabeth Elliot
Has anybody seen my memory lately? I seem to have left behind a sizable portion of it this past month—probably as a result of covering 5,160+ miles in four weeks to give twenty-eight ABT presentations at twenty-six schools (plus one at a daycare). Looking back, I almost can’t believe I actually...
“When you read in reports of troubles and opposition, of burning up books, imprisoning colporteurs, and expelling workers, you must not think that the Gospel is being defeated. It is conquering. What we see under such circumstances is only the dust in the wake of the ploughman. God is turning...
With candor we notice the races of men,
Their differences born of the depth of their ken,
How some rule the soil on which others depend,
Making sport of their fellows, no mercy to lend.
The noble man else seeks the hungry to feed,
He driven by love, no...
"Let no one cause to depart from the standard that is laid through the letter of the Scripture which is revealed by the blood of Christ and of many witnesses of Jesus." —Michael Sattler
The official number of languages needing Bible translation just went up—not down! The new statistics were released just over two months ago. I noticed because I was watching, and because it was so opposite of what we had seen in the past.
This unexpected turn in the numbers points to...
“There is an offense in the foreignness of the culture we bring along with the gospel, which must be eliminated. But there is the offense of the gospel itself, which we dare not weaken.” —P. G. Hiebert
The church’s place in going is to send. When someone has a vision to go, it is the church’s privilege to confirm the vision, bless them in it, send them, and support them as they go.
But what if a church has the vision to go? A church can go by...