Little in life better defines which of the two spirit-kingdoms we find our core identity in, then what we do with our money. “Follow the money” doesn’t only apply to politicians. ROI is a measure used to evaluate the performance of an investment, or to compare one investment to another. Should Christians look at that…

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What can a dollar do? Or $10, or $50 or $100? And then there’s 1,000 of them, and then 10,000, and on to 100,000 – – and it just keeps going. Money talks. It has power! It promises to fill our stomach, or meet other immediate but short-lived needs. It can promise to make friends…

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Few of the people groups who need the scriptures in their heart language can speak English. Fortunately, there are usually some bilingual speakers among them who can translate from scriptures in their second language, and it becomes a “source text” for the new translation. (See Blog #14) However, a big obstacle is that most previous…

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GUP479 #2*The technological revolution from 3×5 file cards to modern high-powered computers and their amazing software for Bible translation, is only part of how God is methodically working in our day for the sake of the nations. In blog #10 I described how He is calling the established Church in the far corners of the…

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GUP479 #1* Can this incredible celebration happen today if there are still 2-3,000 people groups who don’t have the scripture in their mother tongue? These hundreds of millions of men, woman and children can’t hear the Good News in a language that touches their hearts. But something is happening that is bigger than man, and…

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Few would disagree that darkening clouds are gathering on the horizon. Consider the world conditions that capture our minds and emotions today. Terms like “humanitarian catastrophe” and “apocalyptic” are increasingly familiar. Even many who profess to be Christians are edgy with fear.  We tend to focus on this darkness because it threatens our perceived well-being.…

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So, imagine that I was standing there facing west when these ducks flew by from right to left. Does one need to be a prophet or a conspiracy theory junkie to observe that they are going south? Does it need to be a political statement to observe that the momentum of just the past few…

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When I was a young man, Father assigned me a rather menial and boring task outside of our hangar/shop. Part of the job required my full attention and another part only needed my effort every hour or so. I was working busily when Father came and said he needed to go somewhere in his Beechcraft…

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Jesus spoke gently and kindly to children and to people in need, but He had high expectations and strong words for those who claim to be His disciples. In the 10minas blog you will be challenged to think critically about how seriously we are taking Him, and will be invited to engage with Him in…

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