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Churches in India Practice Radical Generosity

Churches in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram have a beautiful phrase to express the way they give to God—"Buhfai Tham.'" It means "one handful ...


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A Parable about How Our 'Help' Can Hurt Others

An African Christian leader shared the following story about his experience with receiving "help" from well-meaning American mission partners: ...


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God's Work through Immigrants in Our Neighborhood

In his book Strangers Next Door, J.D. Payne argues that through immigration God has been moving the nations of the world right into our neighborhoods. ...


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Missionary's Efforts Bear Fruit 150 Years Later

The American missionary Adoniram Judson arrived in Burma, or Myanmar, in 1812, and died there thirty-eight years later in 1850. During that time, he suffered ...


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Most Christians Need a Global Perspective

A pocket-sized book sits on my bookshelf. The cover promises that it contains a "compact guide to the Christian life." But when I scan the pages, I discover ...


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America's Youth Lack Knowledge about the Rest of the World

The National Geographic/Roper Public Affairs 2006 Geographic Literacy Study paints a dismal picture of the geographic knowledge of the most-recent graduates ...


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Unknown Christian Brings Bibles into North Korea

In their book The Privilege of Persecution, Carl Moeller and David Hegg tell the following story about a courageous believer who has helped their ministry ...


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Phillip Yancey on the Rise of Christianity in the Global South

As I travel, I have observed a pattern, a strange historical phenomenon of God "moving" geographically from the Middle East, to Europe to North America ...


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Missionaries Survive Plane Crash

On April 15, 2008, Barry and Marybeth Mosier, Seventh-day Adventist missionaries to Tanzania for eight years, climbed aboard a plane bound for Kinsangani, ...


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Christians Must Evangelize

In the People's Republic of China, the largest nation in the world and a billion people strong, is what is called the Three-Self Church. That is the state-approved ...


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