First things first. If you haven’t already seen this film, click here and buy...
First things first. If you haven’t already seen this film, click here and buy it. If you regret spending the money on it, write me afterwards and I’ll buy it off you. The newest installment of Tim’s Dispatches from the Front is the missions equivalent of a starter log. If you find yourself in a […]
This is the audio from an introductory course on missions that a friend and I taught at our home church. In the sixth lesson, Aaron, my missionary friend in Morocco, discusses the vital work of establishing believers. Aaron talks about the mission of the church and shows that it really cannot be reduced to anything less than reproducing ourselves […]
This is the audio from an introductory course on missions that a missionary friend and I taught at our home church. Here in the fifth lesson we talk about efforts to evangelize cities. The first part of the talk centers on the advantages and challenges of church-planting in an urban context. The second talks about the Apostle […]
This is the audio from an introductory course on missions that a missionary friend and I taught at our home church. In the third lesson, we talk about what are the proper motivations for involvement in missions. There are some clearly defective motivations that nevertheless seem to propel some Christians. There are, however, multiple ostensibly good motivations […]
I’ve just got one more post I want to share about our getting the boot. The drama continues there in northeast China, of course. The Chinese pastors occasionally get phone calls from the police. About a week ago, the police wanted them to turn over my bank card number so that they could check to […]
In the wake of my expulsion from China, my wife and I have been overwhelmed with the outpouring of prayers and kindness on our behalf. Believers and churches from all over the world have contacted us to let us know that they are praying for us and the four churches in our city. At the […]
I am writing this on a high speed train from Kaohsiung, Taiwan to the island’s capital, Taipei. Why am I here and not in mainland China? In short, because I have been deported from China. To tell the long story, I have to go back to Easter Sunday two weeks ago. On Easter morning, I […]