8 05, 2015

FROM THE FIELD | GREECE

2020-01-20T20:32:23-06:00May 8th, 2015|Categories: Affiliates, From the Field, Greece, Middle East, Prayer Requests|Tags: , , , , |

It’s Thursday afternoon here. I’ve just finished three hours of teaching, or should I say, leading the group in a robust exploration of Luke 15:11-32—the Story of the Prodigal Sons. They have gathered in small groups to study this passage in depth. Paul and I have also used Rembrandt’s famous painting, “The Return of the Prodigal” to engage their imagination!

2 03, 2014

FROM THE FIELD | CHINA

2020-01-24T08:01:58-06:00March 2nd, 2014|Categories: China, China Partner, From the Field, Prayer Requests|Tags: , , , |

On Thursday, our teaching team boarded the train and took a 2.5-hour train ride from Dazhou to Chengdu. Chengdu is a city of 14 million people and serves as one of the larger cities in Sichuan Province. We arrived in the city, checked into a hotel, and that same afternoon met with the President of the Sichuan Christian Council,...

22 02, 2014

FROM THE FIELD | CHINA

2020-01-24T08:08:50-06:00February 22nd, 2014|Categories: China, China Partner, From the Field|Tags: , , |

Early yesterday, I flew from Shanghai to Chongqing (pronounced Shong-shing). Arguably China’s largest city, Chongqing is inhabited by more people than Shanghai, vying with Mexico City as the world’s most populated city (in excess of 30 million people). As we approached landing, I couldn’t help but notice the low cloud cover, only to realize it wasn’t cloud cover—it was smog.

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