When you visit his church, you will meet a pastor who is missing one leg. Yet he greets everyone with a smile that stretches across his entire face. Years ago he lost a leg during the “American War” (as the Vietnamese refer to what we call the Vietnam War).
Life as we know it will end, possibly quite soon. That prediction comes from sources as diverse as atomic scientists, superstitious people and groups, even Christians. Each believes cataclysmic change is on the horizon. However, the reasons for their thinking, and how it will happen, have little in common. 2012 is the year of destiny… Read more »
A central principle for making disciples is personal counseling and mentoring, whether one-on-one or in small groups, that enables people to face their weaknesses and step into a new, stronger life of faith. This is especially true for orphans. In David C Cook’s J127 Orphan Initiative,* the adults who serve as “aunties and uncles” to orphans provide… Read more »
David C Cook has been a leading Christian publisher in China for years. An article in the January 2012 edition of Christianity Today magazine highlights some surprising advances in Christian publishing in China. In his article Discipling the Dragon, author John Kennedy says that in spite of strict controls that still remain in the area… Read more »
Anita, a happy girl with sparkling eyes, knew her father’s old friend when he came to her mother’s door late one night. So even though she was alone, she let him in, not realizing he was drunk. Eventually she fell asleep. She woke up with a start when she felt him trying to take off… Read more »