China on My Mind: Why We All Must Care about Our Suffering Brothers and Sisters

China on My Mind: Why We All Must Care about Our Suffering Brothers and Sisters

Their suffering does not go unnoticed by God, and so it should never go unnoticed by us.


Friends, our brothers and sisters in China covet your prayers.

This past Sunday, Zion Church—one of Beijing’s largest house churches—is being persecuted by Chinese government authorities. These threats came after months of persecution and harassment endured by Zion’s pastor Jin “Ezra” Mingri and many parishioners.

If You Really Want to Help after Hurricane Florence, Set Out to Be Humble—Not a Hero

If You Really Want to Help after Hurricane Florence, Set Out to Be Humble—Not a Hero

Leave the cape at home before leaping into action because it’s humble hearts and hands that are needed to save the day.


Hurricane Florence has begun pounding the East coast. If you’re wondering how you can help, the best place to start isn’t an immediate action, but an attitude of humility.

One-on-One with Tom Lin on InterVarsity’s 2030 Calling

One-on-One with Tom Lin on InterVarsity’s 2030 Calling

"Longing for revival, we catalyze movements that call every corner of every campus to follow Jesus."


Ed: Ministry on 2,500 college campuses is a huge goal. Can you share a bit about how InterVarsity came to this calling?

Announcing ‘Ed Stetzer Live’ on Moody Radio

Announcing ‘Ed Stetzer Live’ on Moody Radio

Moody Radio is launching the new Saturday morning talk show on September 15.


Moody Radio announced today its newest national program, Ed Stetzer Live, will launch on Saturday, Sept. 15.

Making Strides Against the Opioid Crisis: Churches and Government Working Together for Good

Making Strides Against the Opioid Crisis: Churches and Government Working Together for Good

Many Americans wonder what to do and, most importantly, who to turn to for answers.


One-on-One with Christine Caine on Going Back to School

One-on-One with Christine Caine on Going Back to School

"If I want to continue to speak effectively into our culture, I must keep studying."


Ed: We recently gathered together with the partnership between Propel Women and the Wheaton College Graduate School. What are your initial thoughts about what God is doing through this partnership?

The Metrics of Mission: How to Count What Counts

The Metrics of Mission: How to Count What Counts

Five examples of kingdom behaviors that should be quantified.


Numbers can be deceptive. Everyone knows that.

Bigger doesn’t equal better. Often, it is much worse.

Strength is no indicator of spiritual significance. In fact, weakness is the biblical meta-narrative.

More is not always the means to mission. Often, it becomes the very appeal to maintaining mediocrity.

One-on-One with CJ Davison on Sharing the Gospel in America and Intentional Relationships

One-on-One with CJ Davison on Sharing the Gospel in America and Intentional Relationships

"Make every expression of ministry relationally driven and every relationship ministry focused."


Ed: How long have you been involved in Lausanne International and what is your current role?

Renewing Your Church: The (Sometimes) Slow and Detailed Process of Revitalization

Renewing Your Church: The (Sometimes) Slow and Detailed Process of Revitalization

Turning a country-club-style church into a church on a mission.


Today I am glad to welcome William Sikes, Pastor at Loch Arbor Baptist Church (SBC) located in North East Louisiana.

In 2014, I accepted a call to pastor at my current church after serving two years as interim and five years as youth pastor. I followed the previous pastor, who had served 24 years at the church and had great highs and great lows.

From Maternity to Puberty: Why Salvation Is Always Going to Be Something of a Mess

From Maternity to Puberty: Why Salvation Is Always Going to Be Something of a Mess

If salvation can be compared to birth and puberty, then salvation is always going to be something of a mess.


I was a skeptic once, although not about religion. God wasn’t a mystery just yet, but girls certainly were. In the third grade, I became convinced that those long-haired aliens must have crashed into earth’s orbit from a galaxy far, far away.

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