Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

This year, Chinese New Year (CNY) falls on February 5th, marking the arrival of the new year (on the traditional Chinese calendar) for nearly one-sixth of the world’s population. The whole celebration lasts 16 days, from New Year’s Eve through the Lantern Festival on...
Lessons from a Movement

Lessons from a Movement

A Disciple Making Movement, or DMM, is an unusual concept for many westerners. Growing up in predominantly Christianized cultures, we can find it difficult to grasp how quickly the Church can spread in areas it hasn’t previously permeated. What, even, is a movement?...
Reshma’s* Story

Reshma’s* Story

A few years ago, a woman invited her neighbor, Reshma*, to participate in a Discovery Bible study in her home. The woman was a follower of Jesus. She knew that things were not good in Reshma’s family. She wanted Reshma to hear a True Story about the True God and she...
Seedlings

Seedlings

He also said, “This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the ground. Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know how. All by itself, the soil produces grain – first the stalk, then the...
Having Conversations that Matter

Having Conversations that Matter

When *Jia was invited to join a group learning how to share God’s stories with others so they might become Jesus’ disciples, her eyes lit up and she asked, “Do you really think I could do that?” “I most certainly do!” her friend, Amy, responded. “After all, God’s...