The Cost of Following Jesus Anywhere and Everywhere. We shouldn't be upset when God moves us and scatters us into the world. Even if we are somewhat in our home culture, we need to remind ourselves that we are outlanders. A lot of us feel even more disconnected because the world seems so weird now. There is so much turmoil and change. We feel uncertain. As believers, we should be certain of who...
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The Battle over homelessness, broken families, and injustice in Urban America. "Oh my gosh, THESE are the prostitutes! I didn't even recognize them!"  "I had this revelation one day as I was listening to the kids at our Street Church share their stories. I thought they looked somewhat typical. Just young people running around with backpacks on their backs, except most of them were homeless. We'd...
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SHARING THE GOSPEL ISN'T COMPLICATED "I don’t know the first thing about talking to people⏤much less to someone who believes differently than me," I thought to myself. My mind was racing as we stepped out into the neighborhood for the first time to talk to Muslims about Jesus. My first thoughts were, “What will I say? What if I don’t know the answer?
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LIFE AFTER MY DISCIPLESHIP TRAINING SCHOOL After my Discipleship Training School (DTS) ended last spring, going home was difficult. It was hard to go from seeing friends everyday, worshipping and living in community to only seeing my immediate family.
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LEFTIST PUNK BECOMES MISSIONARY I was a member of the radical underground. While few Americans remember the tumultuous 60s era in our history, I was right in the middle of it. The hippie movement was at its height, and I fit right in doing drugs and participating in protests and demonstrations in Washington D.C. and elsewhere during the Vietnam War.
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