A Caroling Calamity

A Caroling Calamity

When Sanjay* and some fellow followers of Christ decided to celebrate the Christmas season with caroling, they knew to be discreet. After all, they lived in northern India, where persecution of Christians is an everyday threat. Casually going into the streets singing...
Navigating Difficult Conversations with Family

Navigating Difficult Conversations with Family

 The Christmas holidays can often be made more stressful by difficult family members.  Sometimes we gird ourselves up just knowing that that person will be at the family gathering. Ibu Sayang in Indonesia knows how we feel . . . When “Uncle” called Ibu Sayang to his...
SEEKER: What is Up with all this BLOOD

SEEKER: What is Up with all this BLOOD

Having just moved into a new neighborhood, Julie and her husband deeply desired to connect with their neighbors in a way that would allow them to share Christ with those who didn’t know him. Learning that there was a monthly ladies’ Bunco night that met in the...
Making Inroads . . .

Making Inroads . . .

A worker in Austronesia tells of how the disciple making process is changing lives. Chad has been enjoying getting to know “D” through their mutual work for the last several months. Diving into the Word together using Discovery Bible Studies(DBS), the men discuss how...
Giving Thanks Amid the Rubble

Giving Thanks Amid the Rubble

As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving this week, we want to share some stories from the earthquake-ravaged region of Austronesia. If you recall, several strong earthquakes hit the island of Indonesia over the summer. They brought devastation, but also opened doors...