Category: Throw Back Thursday

  • From the Archives: Studying the Culture Instead of Consuming the Culture

    Originally written January 10, 2022 Over the weekend, I finished book two for 2022, the audio version of Pandemia by Alex Berensen. He is a former reporter for the New York Times who during the coronavirus pandemic gained a reputation for being anti-lockdown, and going against the use of masks as well as the vaccine. […]

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  • The Boring Parts of Missions

    The Boring Parts of Missions

    Originally written on February 11, 2019 At around 8:00 every morning I walk through the village of Barrouallie, and hand out tracts. I am very grateful for this opportunity and enjoy it. But often it is (dare I say it?)…boring. Missionary presentations at Churches, prayer letters, and some social media posts make it seem as […]

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  • From the Archives: Witnessing at A Funeral

    Originally written March 25, 2019 Yesterday afternoon was a very sad experience for me. Part of the sadness was because I was attending a funeral, but it was mostly because to my knowledge the person didn’t know Christ. A group from my Church would visit the man at his home to sing, pray, and share […]

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  • From the Archives:  The Gospel Draws Hearts

    From the Archives: The Gospel Draws Hearts

    Originally written February 20, 2018 A few weeks ago after a lesson about King Sauls dirty (sinful) heart and king Davids clean  (pure) heart a seven-year-old came to me and said: “Mr. John, I think my heart is dirty.” A half-hour later she prayed to accept Jesus as her Saviour! There are a few doubts […]

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  • From the Archives: French Toast Sticks and Unique Challenges

    Originally written July 2015 Last week I had the opportunity to spend five days at the Annual Conference of Baptist Mid Missions [1] in Elyria Ohio. It was an absolutely amazing time that the Lord used to encourage my heart. Through strong Biblical preaching Through workshops that gave practical help for challenges Missionaries face Through […]

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