The Gift of Seeing

The Gift of Seeing

To see the potential and dignity in every person is a gift we must receive and then cultivate. 


Some years ago, pastors Stuart and Jill Briscoe were visiting our World Relief staff in Cambodia. Their trip included visits with vulnerable Cambodian women for whom World Relief’s ministry was an oasis of hope.

Preoccupied with Love: Lifting High Evangelism Again

Preoccupied with Love: Lifting High Evangelism Again

An interview with Sam Owusu.


Ed: It’s hard to deny that we are living in challenging times culturally. The church’s influence is fading, and we are struggling to find answers to some hard questions. What’s your take on the health of the church today, especially as it relates to our witness?

The Necessity of Teachability for Mission

The Necessity of Teachability for Mission

The church needs a resurgence in teachability if we’re going to see a movement of evangelism in our day.


Live at the Intersection of Grace and Truth

Live at the Intersection of Grace and Truth

We don’t get to pick "either/or." It is a distinctly "both/and" proposition.


We live in a day when the church’s influence in our culture and community is waning. In a moment like this, we have to ask ourselves, “How do we as Christ-followers live out our missional calling in a context that is becoming rapidly unchurched and progressively opposed to Christian values and beliefs?”

Preoccupied with Love: Lifting High Evangelism Again

Preoccupied with Love: Lifting High Evangelism Again

An interview with Sherry Harney.


Ed: We are living in challenging times. The church’s influence is fading. We are struggling to find answers to hard questions. What’s your take on the health of the church, especially as it relates to our witness?

When Your Identity Is Wrapped Up into Your Ministry

When Your Identity Is Wrapped Up into Your Ministry

What does it look like for followers of Christ to live and work with a healthy sense of ambition?


My identity has too often been tied to the successes or failures of the ministries that I lead—and too frequently in unhealthy ways.

Reaching Out to Non-Believers this Holiday Season

Reaching Out to Non-Believers this Holiday Season

Relationships are a significant means through which people can be reached with the gospel.


Going to church, believe it or not, can be a controversial topic around the holiday season. Some of us go consistently each week, some of us used to go, and some of us have vowed to never walk through the halls of a church again.

A Summit on Sexual Violence: Calling Men to Listen Well

A Summit on Sexual Violence: Calling Men to Listen Well

Unfortunately, we’ve spent way more time discussing each gender’s roles than we have each gender’s souls.


An Even Quieter Exodus

When Conservatism Isn’t Enough

When Conservatism Isn’t Enough

Necessary shifts beyond conservatism to find ecclesiastical orthodoxy.


Well-worn paths typically mark the desired way forward. The assumption is that others have walked that route and arrived at their desired destination. Unfamiliar travelers looking for a safe outcome would be foolish to take an alternate path.

Making Room at Your Table for International Students

Making Room at Your Table for International Students

Jesus taught his followers that welcoming strangers is the equivalent to welcoming him.


The U.S. Lausanne Committee, also known as the Mission America Coalition (MAC), recently concluded its annual national gathering in Dallas, Texas. During the gathering, President/CEO Nick Hall announced MAC’s new name as The Table Coalition.

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