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Mission Smart book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 04.07.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10. Mission Smart: 15 Critical Questions to Ask Before Launching Overseas, by David Frazier on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here.…

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Ministering in Honor-Shame Cultures book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 04.01.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 9/10. Ministering in Honor-Shame Cultures: Biblical Foundations and Practical Essentials, by Jayson Georges & Mark D. Baker on Amazon. See my…

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Gold Cord book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 03.25.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 7/10. Gold Cord: The Story of a Fellowship, by Amy Carmichael on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here. TARGET AUDIENCE The…

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Dangerous Territory book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 03.15.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 7/10. Dangerous Territory: My Misguided Quest to Save the World, by Amy Peterson on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here. TARGET…

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From Buddha to Jesus book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 03.09.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 7/10. From Buddha to Jesus: An insider’s View of Buddhism and Christianity, by Steve Cioccolanti on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights…

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Is Every Christian a Missionary?
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ShareTweet 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…

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Fearless book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 03.03.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 9/10. Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown, by Eric Blehm on Amazon.…

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

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The Relational Journey of Indigenous Ministry
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ShareTweet 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…

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Ministering Cross-Culturally book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 02.18.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 9/10. Ministering Cross-Culturally: An Incarnational Model for Personal Relationships, by Sherwood Lingenfelter on Amazon. TARGET AUDIENCE Judging by the title alone,…

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Seeking Allah Finding Jesus book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 02.13.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10. Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity, by Nabeel Qureshi on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here. TARGET…

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Visions Beyond the Veil book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 02.04.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 8/10. Visions Beyond the Veil, by H.A. Baker on Amazon. TARGET AUDIENCE This book appeals to a general Christian audience. Though…

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Birthing the Miraculous book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 01.31.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 8/10 Birthing The Miraculous: The Power of Personal Encounters with God to Change Your Life and the World, by Heidi Baker…

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When Helping Hurts book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 01.29.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 8/10 When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor, by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert on Amazon. See my Kindle…

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Give Your Red Packet (红包) For Chinese New Year
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ShareTweet It’s Chinese New Year and we don’t want you to feel left out! Sure, you might be missing the bowls of spicy fish, the explosive chaos of fireworks, the family gatherings…

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2 Stunning Udemy Video Resources That Every China-minded Christian Should Take
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ShareTweet One of our values at Within Reach Global is excellence. We love to see the arrival of high-quality resources in the Christian world, particularly those focused on China. It…

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Spiritual Rhythm book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 01.21.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10 Spiritual Rhythm: Being with Jesus Every Season of Your Soul, by Mark Buchanan on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here. TARGET…

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Chinese Christians Brave Subzero Climates to Attend Underground Church
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ShareTweet Shrouded and obscured within the mysteriously misty regions of China’s bucolic backwoods, a group of Chinese minorities crisscross the footpaths from their ramshackle homes to another shoddy structure that…

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Gospel mp3 Worship Keeps Hospitalized Woman Alive [Video]
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ShareTweet Do you know what we love about our passionate team of missionaries? They’re always gearing up to go anywhere, eat anything, sleep anywhere, do anything for the sake of…

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The War of Art book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 01.12.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 9/10 The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Battles, by Steven Pressfield on Amazon. See my Kindle…

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Crash the Chatterbox book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 01.06.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 6/10 Crash the Chatterbox: Hearing God’s Voice Above All Others, by Steven Furtick on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here. TAREGT AUDIENCE…

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Orphaned Children Give Gifts To Impoverished Kids In China
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ShareTweet Here’s something that we love: young orphaned children experiencing the love of their Heavenly Father! And not only are these young ones experiencing the love of God, they are…

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A Powerful Christmas Party in China
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ShareTweet It was a power-packed Christmas party, complete with side-splitting laughter and moments of intense importance. The advent of the Kingdom of God alters atmospheres, and everyone in the room…

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Quantum Glory book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 12.31.2016. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10. Quantum Glory: The Science of Heaven Invading Earth, by Phil Mason on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here. TARGET AUDIENCE…

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My Top 5 Most Popular Blogs of 2016
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ShareTweet 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…

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My Goal To Read 52 Books In 2017
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ShareTweet 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…

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Christmas Without Borders
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ShareTweet The holiday season is in full swing. The masses are on a spending spree to find last minute gifts for family and friends. Shopping malls are packed. Parking lots are…

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Secret Church: Replica Of An Underground Meeting
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ShareTweet “Police bugged the building. They took one of our church members. The government is watching our every move. The lights will be off and the curtains drawn. Worship will…

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State Of The World And Finishing The Task: 33% Christians, 38% Access, 29% Unreached
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ShareTweet Missionaries generally want to share the breakthroughs and powerful testimonies with you. To be clear, there are amazing things happening in the world and there are pockets of revival…

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Unreached Village, Gospel Presentation, Salvations, & Brand New Church
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ShareTweet This week, our local missionaries went to a new village shared the Gospel with over 50 people saw a handful of salvations and planted a new church! This small church…

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