Paul and Molly’s conference is beyond profound for many who attend. Leaders come up afterward and text for weeks with comments…
“I Never Thought I’d Own a Blanket!”
Blankets are commonplace for many of us. We have extras hiding in our closets and attics. They aren’t difficult to come by here in America. But for the impoverished in South Sudan, where inflation drives the price of this “luxury” out of reach for most of the population, a blanket is something they never imagined they could own.
In 1981, My Dad Received a Phone Call that Changed Our Lives
Even though it was many years ago – 38, to be exact – I still have vivid memories of that period of my life like it was yesterday. …This was Communist Romania, prior to the Revolution in December 1989, and…
Dear Team: “I Felt Like a Failure”
It was a voice I knew very well. The tone and accent were familiar sounds that I had spent a lot of time with. Almost immediately, I was concerned.
Dear Team: The Legacy of Margaret Williams
“It shouldn’t hurt this bad,” read the text message from India. The text came almost three weeks after Mark Burritt and I accompanied ITMI’s David and Taru Kumar to the funeral of Taru’s “mother.” Taru shared that she is deeply hurting and struggling to sleep. Taru’s “mom” came to rural India as a 30+ year old Australian missionary. She spent the last 60+ years loving on and raising up homeless, orphaned Indian girls. Margaret Williams was 94 years old when she was called to her real home.
5 Benefits of the Ministry of the International School of Missions
On the shores of the world’s largest tropical lake, you might expect to find expensive vacation homes and resorts, booming real estate sales as buyers vie for lakefront property, and beaches thriving with tourists. But that isn’t at all what you would find on visiting one of the many remote peninsulas jutting from the North shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda.
5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Timothy Keller’s Seminars
Although 75% of Zambians identify themselves as “Protestant” and another 20% identify as Roman Catholic, witchcraft and domestic violence are culturally acceptable practices. Let’s stop and think about that for a minute. How could this be? Many sincerely want to follow the Lord, but aren’t sure where their culture contradicts His ways. So they keep […]
Steve’s Preaching Adventure in Uganda
It was a tranquil Sunday morning. The town of Kampala, Uganda had not yet awakened. The tropical birds and insects, filled the air with clatter and squeaking as they searched for their breakfast. I enjoyed the calming effects of distant, traditional whole-choir numbers from an open-air Catholic parish even as they competed with faint chants from a nearer Muslim mosque. The tranquility of the morning would be long-gone later that afternoon.
The Trial I’m Thankful For – A Christmas Greeting from the Kawede Family
I am most thankful this year to the Lord for the trials of…
How a Bitter Feud was Reconciled
Timothy held his breath, wondering if everyone in the room would stand up and walk out.ITMI’s Timothy Keller was at the front of a room full of Zambian leaders and pastors. He had just…