Russia–video update from Rob

I’m in Russia at a Pastor’s Conference in Moscow, I was able to grab a few minutes and capture the unique vision of Bishop Edward Grabovenko and his dynamic Russian church-planting plan. Listen to this brief update on Russia–how Pastor Edward asked God to provide 15 teams, and the incredible increase and reach God has granted. The Russian church is planting […]

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Museum of the Bible making history

Museum of the Bible began its journey to create a Bible museum in 2010. The goal was clear, but how it would materialize we could have never foreseen. Our project has grown far grander than a single building in a strategic location. Since its beginning, four key initiatives have forged the path in taking the Bible all […]

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The New Cuban Crisis

I happened to be in Cuba at the same time as President Obama a few weeks ago and the Rolling Stones showed up last week. These guys just keep following me around! Cuba, with its “slow roll” opening is the new hot destination. In 25 years of traveling to the island I have never seen so many tourists. Inevitably […]

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Not Becoming That Guy

We’ve been honored to partner with Pastor Bryan Jarrett on a new initiative called #RuralMatters—meeting a real need of strengthening the rural church around the world. I’m overwhelmed by his church’s heart of generosity—Northplace has helped with rural church planting in Russia through the Hosanna plan, sponsored the story of the Prodigal Son on the […]

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A Christmas Post: Mary’s Message

I love thinking about the Christmas story from Mary’s vantage point. Everyone remembers being a teenager…you’re figuring out your gifts and beginning to envision the future. Imagine teenage Mary and her prospects for the future as a poor, obscure Jew. Suddenly, she is visited by an angel and endowed with a mandate like no other […]

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Light up the Sahel

Headlines are being monopolized by stories of extremist violence. We are still reeling with shock from the recent attacks in Paris. While terrorism and religious upheaval have been going on for decades, it has never been so quickly and sensationally widespread as it has been in our day and age. In most of these volatile […]

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