Through refugee resettlement, God has opened the door for us to reach the nations in our neighborhoods.
If we allow the gospel to radically infiltrate our friendships, our love for one another will amplify our witness to the world.
Let gospel reality in your head fuel gospel fervency in your heart that leads to gospel urgency in your life.
The Great Commission isn’t just accomplished by going to other nations but by receiving them. Because God welcomed us at great cost to himself, we’re called to welcome our refugee neighbors.
If our passion for cross-cultural missions diminishes our love for our actual neighbors and fellow citizens, we must repent. Jesus commissioned his disciples to go into all the world (Matt. 28:16–20). Mission isn’t just “over there”; it’s here. Your middle-class suburb, urban neighborhood, or small rural town is part of God’s millennia-spanning plan to make disciples of all nations.
Our good works aren’t meant to illuminate us, but to illuminate our Father in heaven. Each good work the world sees should direct their eyes to behold our God.
“Babe, listen to this.” I read the message on the Nextdoor app to my husband:…
Twelve months ago, I brought a refugee woman (who’s since become a friend) to the…
It’s foolish to believe that we can more effectively live “on mission” by ourselves, because God designed the mission to be accomplished together.
About a year ago, we started praying together as a family after dinner. With two…