“Changed” Wow! To say that Burkina Faso has changed since Tammy and I were last here would be an understatement. Though the culture and chaos are very familiar, there are many things that have so changed that we’re struggling, much of the time, just to figure out where we’re at.
“Mass Evangelism”, or programs, whether vacation Bible schools, evangelistic meetings, camps, or even television or radio broadcasts, designed to make converts of multitudes of people in a moment often do far more harm than good because they represent, in reality, the offer of an “Easy Believism”. What is “Easy Believism”? Easy Believism
“Will You Pray With Me?” As anyone who knows anything about Islam might expect, when a Muslim trusts Jesus Christ as personal Lord and Savior and begins to share with family and friends his new found faith he often finds himself in hostile territory. Such was the case for
This story is not about a great conversion or an incredibly fruitful meeting, but the difficulty of life in Burkina Faso, especially for women. The Burkinabé often face, as if doing so were to be expected, circumstances that we who live in the land of privilege would consider overwhelming, the
Especially today with the increasing regularity and growing threat of terrorism, when we hear the word Muslim we automatically think of a people hostile to both Americans and to the Gospel. That being the case, that Tammy have served in, and are headed to, a predominantly Muslim country causes both
Hey Blog Readers, Tammy and I have both been convicted for some time that, even though we’re presenting our mission field in churches all over the country and challenging believers about presenting the Gospel and sending others to preach it, we haven’t been effectively sharing the Gospel ourselves at present
When most people think of missionary work they think of wealthy Westerners making their way to third world nations with money and materials they’ll use to help improve the physical well-being of an economically destitute people. That idea is not completely wrong, of course, but it is incomplete, at least in reference to the kind of missionary
What a February! Tammy and I, even as I write this blog post, are on the road between Orlando Florida, where we just attended the BBFI National Meeting, and Milford Delaware, where we’ll have the privilege of presenting our ministry to Burkina Faso to our new friends at First Baptist