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This Month's Articles

Editorial Comment Editorial

Editorial Comment

Dear Reader,

The Asian tsunami—which no one could have stopped—is radically different from the Darfur genocide happening right now in a bleak corner of Sudan—which could be stopped.

Darfur is...

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Tags: darfur, family, satan, westernization

News & Notes Other

News & Notes

The February 7 issue of TIME names Ralph Winter as one of the 25 most influential Evangelicals in the U.S.—a pleasant surprise! However, the text adjacent to his photograph is so misleading that...

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Desert Rose Feature

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Hope Amidst Horror for the Peoples of Darfur

When God planted His gardens around the world, He chose thorn trees and rocks for the Darfur region of Sudan and neighboring Chad. Painted in various shades of yellows and browns, the landscape of...

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Tags: chad, darfur, sudan

“The Bridge of Satan Has Been Broken!” Other

“The Bridge of Satan Has Been Broken!”

A Tale of Transformation Among the Sheko

In November 2004 we spent a fabulous three weeks in Ethiopia, visiting outreach projects that take the Good News of Jesus to unreached peoples. Our sister church in Ethiopia, Mekene Yesus (The...

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Tags: satan, transformation

Launching House Church Movements Other

Launching House Church Movements

This chapter suggests four strategic steps that may help house church trends in various countries become rapidly growing people movements.

Starting New House Churches

It has been recognized...

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Tags: church planting, house church, movement

Are Your Dreams Strategic? Further Reflections

Are Your Dreams Strategic?

All of us have felt the repercussions of the Asian tsunami on December 26. We have wondered why. We have prayed that God will bring good out of the suffering. We have contributed to relief efforts....

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Tags: strategy