Maggie Fox got a surprise when she handed her Muslim coworker a Bible — the woman told her she had always wanted to read one. So did her husband! It was a divine encounter that confirmed Fox’s calling: Combining her love of teaching with a passion to take the gospel to hard places.
Allow me to introduce you to George. George* lives in one of the larger, highly unreached cities of the Middle East. He and his wife have lived in the city for a little more than a year.
Over the last 20 years, the acronym BAM has grown increasingly popular. Many missions organizations have embraced Business As Missions (BAM). Evangelicals took a deeper look at Paul and realized he was kind of a BAM guy. Paul went on numerous missionary journeys and supported himself by making and selling tents. This is the genesis of the term “tentmaking,” and in most circles is synonymous with BAM. Both of these methods provide abundant opportunities to spread the gospel.
It’s no secret that raising kids is a challenge. If you’re a follower of Jesus then you know that your task as a parent is even harder. In honor of Father’s Day this weekend (for those of you that adhere to the American holiday calendar), here are 3 practical ways you can raise kids to love Jesus even when you’re living outside of the comforts of your home culture where there is a church on every corner and a Christian bookstore at every mall.
Beginning on June 17th, Muslims all over the world will begin a month long fast as part of Ramandan. From sun-up to sun-down, observers will abstain from food, drink and sex. Families and friends gather together at sunset to break the fast with a large meal.