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David’s blogs focus on missions efforts toward unreached and unengaged people groups in the 10/40 Window.

Myth: Missionaries Are Thrill-Seeking Globetrotters

So, there’s this guy, Dave. He likes God and missions and Africa, so much so that he moved to Cameroon to live and minister among a Bible-less people in the East Region. His wife, Stacey, sometimes wonders, "Am...

Summer Reading Recommendations

Summertime is here! Time to sit back a bit, relax on the porch, grab a cold beverage, and dive into a good book. This is the perfect time to stretch your imagination, be inspired, deepen your faith, and refocus your heart and mind on your true passions. Thi...

7 things Missionaries Do That Jesus Never Did

Every overseas missionary seeks to emulate the supernatural lifestyle that characterized the ministry of Jesus. We want our lives to matter for eternity. We want to see whole communities come to Christ. We want...

Is Every Christian a Missionary?

This blog appears on The Traveling Team website. Though there are traces of this content scattered throughout the internet, I felt led to credit The Traveling Team with this article. For more on this subject, r...

What are the 3 big missions issues/challenges in the 21st century?

Not long ago, David Sitton, founder/president of To Every Tribe, tweeted me with a question: “What do you see as the 3 big missions issues/challenges in the 21st century?”   @davidjoannes I'm asking missiologist friends what they see as the 3 big mis...

The Relational Journey of Indigenous Ministry

This article was originally posted on ChinaSource.   My pixelated screen obscured the deep emotion on her face. Our Skype video was blurry and her voice cut in and out of my earbuds. But even with th...

My Top 5 Most Popular Blogs of 2016

I tell stories and I talk about missions. I am passionate about unreached people groups, interested in overcoming the seemingly insurmountable challenges in the 10/40 Window, and absorbed by Kingdom breakthroughs around the world. That’s why I wrote my new ...

My Goal To Read 52 Books In 2017

I'm reading a book per week in 2017. Here's why. They say that the world's top CEOs read over 50 books per year to keep their mind inspired and on the cutting edge of leadership and innovation. Click here...
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