Pastor James Lokuuda and his team have seen the work multiply exponentially over the last 2 years; with over 5000 people becoming Christians and 13 new churches planted (in 2 years!) as they have continued to reach out amongst the Toposa community.
We realised we had no idea what you are supposed to do in an earthquake and so were doing what most people of our generation do, asking google.
The aspect that needs training, more than any other, in cross-cultural workers, is humility. Pride and mission are polar opposites. Pride pollutes mission but the mission of Christ is humble mission. How dare we turn up with all the answers when you don’t even know what questions people are asking?
Our friend ‘L’ has started blogging from Kurdistan. Here’s an extract… He told me he was Kurdish and my mind drew a complete blank. Of course…
A few weeks ago a writer who goes by Luke here on ToWinSome wrote about the significance of Jesus’ incarnation on the Think Theology website. I…
An extended excerpt from Philip Jenkins “The New Faces of Christianity” on how believers might read the Bible from the global South
In this roundtable episode Andy, Jules and Grace hone in on the topics of honor and shame – particularly how we see it play out…
In today’s episode of The WinSome Podcast Grace interviews Seth & Rhianon Hoffman about their recent move to New York City to plant a new…
The WinSome Podcast kicks off in roundtable format as Andy, Jules and Grace discuss what they’re learning about a cross-cultural approach to teaching the Bible in…
Please consider this your personal invitation to join our brand new podcast! YES. The WinSome Podcast is launching! I’ve been looking forward to this launch…
Interview with the author of The 3D Gospel: ministry in guilt, shame, and fear cultures, covering masses of biblical missiology ground at top speed!
Our guest contributor Luke gets the conversation going on how to financially support your God-adventure.
ToWinSome turns 2 today! HAPPY BIRTHDAY to YOU! Join me on the balcony for a review of the year and for hints at what’s ahead. (Ok, hint: More!)
You expect a certain amount of “culture shock” when you move. But have you considered what happens when you move back? Today’s topic: Reverse culture shock
40 most unreached places, Skate girls of Kabul & the Neighbours next door // Weekend links, May 16, 2015
Today’s guest contribution takes us to the mountains of Nepal before they shook, for quiet moments from a Nepali village
Ruslan shares about what God has done in his own heart, and in his region of Southern Russia.
Wondering how you can help in the wake of the earthquake in Nepal?
Jonathan Kyando shares about the church in Tanzania in this brief interview.
Death by a thousand cuts, 5 hours of marriage magic & a request of friends who live far away // Weekend links: April 25, 2015
Mr. Booker Kapalamula Banda takes 10 minutes to share with us from Malawi.
Sign language, language of honor & shame, 7 cross cultural lies & being healed of being a big deal // Weekend Links: April 11, 2015
Responding to beggars, international church planting & the situation in Kenya // Weekend links: April 11, 2015
“Send me,” Biblical storytelling in Japan & the Return of Shame // Weekend Extra: March 28, 2015
Keller on writing, US Refugee experience & Hospitality in Church Planting // Weekend Extra: March 1, 2015
Certain words & concepts are generally not discussed at TWS, but ISIS has made itself a voice that can’t be ignored. // Weekend Extra: February 21, 2015
Winsomeness in Winter, Jesus followers are sent & The Good Lie movie review // Weekend Extra: February 7, 2015
Welcome the stranger, Use your words & Head toward viral growth // Weekend links: January 31, 2015
Medical center for nomads, Dangerous Stories & Parenthood in an age of terrorism // Weekend Links: January 24, 2015
Indigenous Panamanian worship, Rethinking homelessness & Roland Muller on Charlie Hebdo // Weekend links: January 17, 2015
Welcome, praying friends. I’m fired up about this post for so many reasons. I love church plants, I love pioneers, and I love seeing God…
Today we’re launching To Win Some’s presence on Facebook!
20 ways to refresh workers, an Indonesian safe house & what kids eat for breakfast around the world // Weekend links: October 22, 2014
Should you stay or should you go? This weekend’s Extra features compelling articles from both perspectives. // Weekend links: November 15, 2014
Leadership, loving children like Jesus, Pastor Saeed to his daughter & Global Bible searches // Weekend links: October 11, 2014
Money as aid, German animal names & what Ferguson taught us // Weekend links: October 4, 2014
Clothing gaffes, problem-solving & Carl Medearis on Jesus’ response to ISIS // Weekend links: September 13, 2014
An inspiring story of one young American-Pakistani’s journey to faith, and how we can be reaching out to Muslims wherever we are in the world.
“If the salt and the light goes out of Iraq it will be dark. And Jesus said we are the salt. We are the light. Pray for our nation.”
Amazon jungle to NYC, Give me gratitude and We’re (not) smiling // Weekend links: August 15, 2014
On August 1st this blog quietly turned 1 year old.
Arabs helping Arabs, Kabul photo essay & 10 ways to thrive overseas // Weekend links: August 9, 2014
Gifted money feels different than a typical salary. Is it appropriate to spend it on long-term savings? 3 church leaders weigh in.
Tour Zaatari refugee camp, hauntingly beautiful Arabic poetry & Simon Sinek on what makes a good leader // Weekend links: August 2, 2014
Contextualized Prophet Stories, Finding Strong & Honor the goodbye // Weekend links: June 8, 2014
Grace sits down with a UK church leader to talk about churches sending well – and one local church’s journey toward a global vision.
Slapped politician, Stop evangelizing & How to have the best vacation ever // Weekend links: May 31, 2014
When we arrived overseas as newlyweds in 2007 we brought along a seriously un-spellable arthritis condition (him) & the spinal column of an 80-year-old (me)
Extra: Ed Stetzer on church planter indicators, a Killer Turkish dating contestant & Raising radiant daughers // Weekend links: May 24, 2014