Going “home” is hard

Almost 4 years ago I wrote an article called “10 things a missionary won’t tell you”, adapted to our situation from another article I read online. Since it is only available in Romanian language, you can read someone else’s similar version here: Ten Things That Your Missionary Will Not Tell You.… Continue reading

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Demonic Activity And Missions

Here it is, one of the least talked about, frequently avoided topics in biblically conservative circles. Demonic activity. Our Pentecostal and charismatic brothers love to talk about it. Christians around the world discuss it frequently. But, in the polite, conservative, churches in the suburban US we don’t discuss it. We… Continue reading

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That I may gain Christ

“God wouldn’t call me to risk my health, or my family’s health, or our lives, would He?” When we first surrendered for the work in Malawi, someone with a prominent position in the church took me aside and told me I was unwise and irresponsible for taking my family –… Continue reading

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Do you have a special call to stay home?


Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation. The question in the tile of this article was asked by Hudson Taylor, to a room full of people, sometimes towards the late 1800’s, in England. Just like today, in those times many Christians saw foreign missions… Continue reading

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