“But Searchers are different. A Searcher hopes to find solutions by trial and error. He knows one solution will not fit every situation. A Searcher also understands he will need some input from the local people to succeed. Easterly also concluded that Searchers have much better results. “The...
"Language is more than just a string of words; it is a cumulative articulated coordinate of ideas. With nothing behind it or before it, language evaporates." —Lamin Sanneh
"Those who like to feel they are always right and who attach a high importance to their own opinions should stay at home." –Aldous Huxley
"Every dimension of our mission flows from the lordship of Christ, and from the will and mission of God that the whole world and all creation will come to recognize that fact, and in doing so will come to know, love, praise, and worship our Creator and Redeemer." —Chris Wright
". . . It is important to carefully analyze the cause. When we diagnose the root cause of a problem, we also unwittingly select a cure." —Gary Miller
From the book THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WALL
What is Team Launch? It is a 6-week stay here at the All-Nations base with your future team just before heading to the field. In our case the destination is Chihuahua State, Mexico to work among the Tarahumara people.
What is the reason for Team Launch? There are 3 main goals for this...
“We now know that God is like Jesus. He is Christ-like. And if He is, He is a good God. If the Heart at the back of the universe is like this gentle heart that broke upon the Cross, He can have my heart without qualification and without reservation.” –E. Stanley Jones
A year ago as I moved my family into the cultural center of the Sungai tribe in southeast Asia, I remember looking around and feeling awed and overwhelmed at the dominance of Islam in this region. I saw huge mosques, little mosques, training centers, and devout Muslims all over. I wondered why...
"There is no success without sacrifice. If you succeed without sacrifice, it is because someone has suffered before you. If you sacrifice without success, it is because someone will succeed after." —Adoniram Judson
Just two years ago, we were completing a round of research and on-the-ground investigation on two fronts and wondering what steps to take next.
In Colombia, the brothers had heaps of data about dozens of language groups, all with real needs. Anabaptist churches willing to get involved...