Every Member, a Church Planter

    When Olin Galan came to know Jesus through the Four Spiritual Laws booklet at Bicol University, Philippines, he could not have predicted the dramatic way God would change the course of his life–and the lives of many others. He began winning and building other students in their new faith in Christ, and...

A Madman Changes Careers

    The Arsi people are one of the most unreached people groups in Ethiopia, most claiming the dominant religion of that area. Seife, a staff member of Great Commission Ministry/Cru Ethiopia, began training about 30 leaders in Assassa–where the Arsi people live–for church planting. Shambel was one of the trainees Seife equipped during...

Towards a New Day in Honduras

    Retired Army general Rodolfo Interiano, from Honduras, and his wife Eva, from Mexico, minister to military and police officers throughout Latin America. Based in the U.S., they disciple many through visits and Whatsapp groups. They are rejoicing as they see military leaders of Honduras–a nation wracked by crime and poverty–take new steps...

How One Man’s Influence Can Impact the World

    Since Enkhtaivan Enkhsumya, who goes simply by Sumya, accepted Christ as a cadet, he has followed God’s leading to help share the gospel with members of the military in Mongolia. “My passion is to share God’s love, His truth, with military people,” the 29-year-old said. “My passion came because my grandparents and...

Helping My Brother through the Door

  “Don’t you do what Ginny did,” my brother Terry said angrily. It was 1974.  We were in Maryland at our parents’ home, talking about giving our hearts to Jesus, which our older sister Ginny had recently done. Terry was the big brother I had fought with growing up, but...

The “Most Wanted” Man Met Us at the Door

  In a few days I will join the other men of Life Ministry Kenya for a 3-day prayer and fasting outing on the outskirts of Nairobi. We are in a 21-day prayer and fasting season as an organization. We love to pray, and especially pray and fast. In the midst of the perpetual...

Pray…and Hope

“The prayer was no sooner prayed than it was answered. Jesus called 12 of his followers and sent them into the ripe fields.” Matthew 10:1 (The Message) I wish that this were my normal prayer experience – say a prayer and it is answered! Here is the context. At the end of Matthew 9,...

Was There a Better Plan?

The plan was simple: take some American Olympians on a mission trip during their off-season. The plan looked even better when one of them won an Olympic gold medal! Things were shaping up to be a first-of-its-kind ministry trip for us. Then the dreaded texts started coming: “I’ve been injured and need to rehab,”...