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Ready for a Mission Adventure?

Conversations around a barbeque can be life-changing. Just ask the Apostle Peter (see John 21:9; 15-19). In 2012, I was standing around a fire, grilling meat for a church picnic in Colchester, England, when a young English man in his late teens began telling me about his dreams of becoming a global missionary.        In God’s time, that initial conversation led to that young man, Isaac, joining All Nations, our NAMS (New Anglican Missionary Society) community in Bangkok, Thailand...

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Theological Education in Kenya

Africa is dealing with many contemporary issues such as corruption, AIDS, ethnic division, and political turmoil. The Kenyan church and the society in general need well trained pastors, ministers, priests, and lay leaders who can guide and lead members of the church and society. Africa direly needs Christians who can live out the transformational gospel of Jesus Christ in every sector of society...

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The Fruit of 'Yes!'

We call it the 'Oh-No!' principle... that moment just after the Spirit stirs you with a genuine call of God... that moment when your flesh kicks in and pulls back on the reins. Moses had an 'Oh-No!' moment at the burning bush. Gideon had one when God called him into battle for his people. Most of the prophets initially responded to their own calls with an 'Oh-No!'. Peter had an 'Oh-No!' reaction when he heard Jesus describe the suffering that awaited him in Jerusalem...

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Mentoring: An Important Form of Discipleship

Group 21. Jakarta, Indonesia. August 2016. The Lausanne Movements’ Younger Leaders Gathering was finally getting underway, and I was excited to meet my mentoring group of six up-and-coming Christian leaders from all over the world.  We were assigned a place and time to meet up, take roll and make quick introductions, but then we...

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