A bundle of narratives

March 25, 2015 Jim 0

  Copies of Where There Is Now a Church — ebook or hard copy (U.S. addresses) can be ordered at Global Mapping International (GMI). Not only that, but you can purchase both Where There Is Now a Church and Where There Was […]

Sounds of Life

December 6, 2014 p d 0

Chapter 6: Sounds of Life in the Heart of the City by James Nelson Get the full book here Download this chapter Along the road into the bustling city, countless sounds blended into an urban orchestra. Above the regular rhythm […]

The Forgotten Island

December 6, 2014 John B 0

Chapter 4: The Forgotten Island by John Becker and Patrick Nabwera Get the full book here Download this chapter The team members were experienced at church planting, not seamanship—especially not in these locally made fishing dhows, with their slanting, triangular […]

The Messiah Is Not a Liar

February 13, 2014 Laurie 0

Villagers gather at the home of an elderly shaykh who tells stories from the Taurat and Injil. They discover together about the life of following Isa al Masih. The young man paused, bowed slightly, and came to shake the hand […]

Meeting the Saviour through the Quran

February 13, 2014 Laurie 0

Soon after arriving in the Middle East, an English teacher invites his students to holy book studies – with dramatic results. Just six weeks after he left his Western homeland to move to the Middle East, Abu Roo found himself […]

Not a Foreign Message

February 12, 2014 Laurie 0

Does it matter what language you use? Nabil reclined on a mattress on the floor with his mother and his six-year-old nephew, Ahmed. Nabil was trying to make funny faces to lighten their mood, to counteract the gloom that spilled […]

Desperate Enough to Pray

February 12, 2014 Laurie 0

What can you do when nothing happens? “Father, move on Abu Yusuf! Grant him a sign to confrm who Jesus is.” On the roof of the house where he lived with a local family, Owen Campbell called out all night […]

Uncle, Is It True?

February 12, 2014 Laurie 0

A young man visits his uncle in the city to find out whether he can believe the stories he’s heard about Jesus the Messiah. The young man walked down the dusty street of the market, looking self-conscious dressed in robes […]

Stoking the Home Fire

February 12, 2014 Laurie 0

A Western couple struggle to find the best approach for establishing a community of Jesus’s followers among nominal Muslims in Eastern Europe. Equipped with faith, youth, and an impossible dream, Jack and Barb moved to Eastern Europe 25 years ago. […]

Couscous on Sunday

February 12, 2014 Laurie 0

What is it like to grow up in a family of believers from a Muslim background who live among millions who don’t yet know Jesus Christ? When you’re a child, your own life defines normal. Your house is painted white […]