What does global mission have to do with . . . “The Parables of the Mustard Seed and the Leaven” and “The Parable of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl of Great Value”? (Matthew 13:31–33, 44–46)

What does global mission have to do with . . . “The Parables of the Mustard Seed and the Leaven” and “The Parable of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl of Great Value”? (Matthew 13:31–33, 44–46)

What does global mission have to do with Jesus’ “Parables of the Kingdom” in Matthew 13? We’ll take a look, in the last of this three part blog series. In Matthew 13:31–33, we have two parallel parables. There is a stark contrast between what ancient writers...
One Faith Multiplied—The Next Chapter

One Faith Multiplied—The Next Chapter

Nearly a decade ago, my colleague Dean Davis and I had the privilege of telling the story of a remarkable man, Enrique Guillén. In One Faith Multiplied, we introduced the life, faith, and enduring legacy of this disciple-maker extraordinaire. Small in...

One New Humanity (Part 2): Ephesians 2:11–22

Countries make grand resolutions towards achieving unity without real change. Churches know that racism and discrimination are wrong, but they persist among some of its members. The modern society’s ideal of a multi-cultural global world is desirable but collapsing...

One New Humanity (Part 1)

Following the killing of George Floyd in May 2020, an impassioned debate about racism has exposed deep wounds running through minority communities, and presents a great challenge to everyone who belongs to the church and believes that God calls us to reach out to...