B4T Blog

Greg M, Patrick Lai, and guest bloggers write about the joys, challenges, and rewards that come with taking the Gospel to the least reached through real business.

MARK 4, PT 2 | SOLVING PROBLEMS FROM THE TOP DOWN

MARK 4, PT 1 | SOWING IN WORKSHIP

This is part 3 of a multi-part series on the book of Mark.Today, we're in Mark 4:26-29. Now the Kingdom of God is compared to a man scattering seeds on the ground (4:26). The man is clearly not God in this parable because he sleeps and rises and lives out his days...

MARK 1 | THE SPEAKING AND THE DOING

MARK 1 | THE SPEAKING AND THE DOING

This is part 1 of a multi-part series on the book of Mark.1:1 The word gospel was used in the ancient world often for military victories, but the apostles and writers of the Scriptures co-opted it for language of being saved from the enemy’s kingdom into the Kingdom...

THE IMPORTANCE OF MENTORSHIP

THE IMPORTANCE OF MENTORSHIP

Pouring Out In Mark 3:7-12, Jesus withdraws to the Sea of Galilee, and a crowd follows. The crowd is made up of an unprecedented group of people from: Galilee, Judea, Jerusalem, Idumea, beyond the Jordan, Tyre, and Sidon (3:7-8). This is incredible. People have heard...

IT’S TIME TO GO

IT’S TIME TO GO

The LORD is moving. In OPEN USA, we are seeing people who are seeing good reason to do things differently, and want to join our network overseas to learn and contribute to the movement. Planting In Mark 4:26-29, the Kingdom of God is compared to a man scattering seeds...

THOUGHTS ON FAITHFULNESS

THOUGHTS ON FAITHFULNESS

Faithfulness is a sort of loyalty that exists only because of your faith. When you have faith that God will provide, you don’t waver in following Him while watching your bank balance decline. When you have faith that God will heal (whether in this life or the next),...