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Is Language Important To God?

Is Language Important To God?

A few weeks ago, I visited Taichung, Taiwan to see our Radius Asia (RA) campus in full operation. It was so very encouraging to meet with the staff and students, see their morning workouts, share lunches, and watch them as they work their way through their Indonesian...
Missions Through Flawed People

Missions Through Flawed People

  One important part of our training here is poring over the biographies of missionaries of old and biblical characters that God has used to advance His purposes. In these accounts, it seems the Father is not shy about the flaws of His servants. This week, as we...
The Courage to Reevaluate – Methods Do Matter

The Courage to Reevaluate – Methods Do Matter

  Over the years, Radius has trained roughly 150 students, the majority of whom are now serving overseas in a variety of countries. We hear back from them regularly. One of the things they commonly hear from other missionaries on the field is their regret that...
The Accumulation of Small Sufferings

The Accumulation of Small Sufferings

When I was in my third year of church plant consulting overseas, I visited a missionary team on a remote island 80 miles offshore to help with their church planting kickoff. On our way to the island, the seas picked up and I found myself in one of the scariest...
Money and Missions

Money and Missions

  Much has been written in the past few years on the negative effect of North American funding of overseas Christian endeavors. I personally observed the slow unraveling of a Papua New Guinea (PNG) national training program due to North American monies channeling...
Where Are The Men?

Where Are The Men?

The topic of young men is much on my mind these days. In less than a month, my wife Nina and I will send our son off to university and the opportunities and perils that it brings. In anticipation of this milestone, we recently finished reading together the short and...