July 10, 2015

How a teacher took her job abroad to live missionally among Muslims

By Guest Blogger

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.

July 3, 2015

How to pair theology and cigars in the Middle East

By Brian Collins

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.

June 26, 2015

So a tentmaker, a missionary and a businessman walk into a room…

By Julie Masson

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.

June 18, 2015

How to be a Dad who raises kids to love Jesus while living abroad

By Julie Masson

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. 

June 12, 2015

10 practical ways to reach out to Muslims during Ramadan

By Julie Masson

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.

June 5, 2015

How to share Jesus in the workplace, Part II

By Erich Bridges

Last week we began a 2 part series on how to share Jesus on the job. You can read Part I here and Part II continues below.