3 steps to long-term help for low-resource communities

Why dig a well when it would be most helpful to have running water instead? Click To Tweet If you drive through rural communities of El Salvador, and many other countries around the world, you are bound to see what I call a Development Monument. Sadly, however, the projects are no longer being used for […]

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Sound bite missiology

“Men at ease have contempt for those who are suffering misfortune” Job 12:5 American evangelicals are quick to serve the poor. But in our hurry to help, are we doing the right things to help alleviate poverty?  We are conditioned to respond to crisis quickly, or to use popular methods that appear to be “the […]

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Deaf Schools in Developing Countries

Kennedy* enters the classroom and takes a seat in the usual place. He’s not in a hurry, because he doesn’t look forward to his religious education class. Some things are written on the board, but Kennedy only recognizes the word “son.” The teacher begins to lecture, speaking to the class and writing more things on […]

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Sound bite missiology: Nairobi—the NYC of Africa

When we operate under old assumptions—especially as they relate to the developing world—we miss the most effective opportunity to minister to a 21st-century audience. Craig Groeschel, senior pastor of LifeChurch.tv.—known for the innovative use of technology to spread the Gospel—says: “To reach people no one is reaching, we have to do things no one is […]

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Into Russia

Recent news reports on Russia remind me of days of the Cold War and Soviet domination.   People often ask how we “got in” there during the time of the Soviet Empire—when many were being imprisoned for simply owning a copy of God’s Word. My Dad had a vision of Satan’s attack on the children […]

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6 Traits of Missions Programs Poised to Impact the Future

Ever wonder what missions might look like 10 years from now? Will we be supporting digital missionaries that holographically appear to unreached people groups using technology that interprets their spoken words into a remote people group’s previously untranslated language? I never would have imagined at OneHope that we would be creating digital missions tools that […]

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