AN ISSUE OF DEPENDENCY

AN ISSUE OF DEPENDENCY

The leaders of OPEN have been discussing building a culture of prayer throughout the network. So, what is a “Culture of Prayer”?   I would define culture as a community that embraces the same values and practices. What does that look like? Some see a...
UNITY & DIVERSITY INTERTWINED

UNITY & DIVERSITY INTERTWINED

This post is contributed by the wife of an OPEN staff worker. Back when I lived in Morocco one of my favorite things to do was visit the medina* and watch people working on the looms, as they expertly crafted together a vivid tapestry of vibrant colors and patterns...

WORKING FOR THE KING

“These were the potters and inhabitants of Neta′im and Gede′rah; they dwelt there with the king for his work.” (1 Chronicles 4:23) Verses 21 & 22 list the men of Judah and Moab who made these pots. Potters were not the highest grade of workers; in...

THE YOKE OF LIFE

This post was submitted by an OPEN investor Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light (Matthew 11:29-30). I am a city girl; the only time in my life I...

I AM A CHILD OF THE MOST HIGH GOD!

The enemy says I have nothing to offerThe enemy says I am too weakThe enemy says why even botherThe enemy says I have nothing God seeksThe enemy says why try no one caresThe enemy says you’re all aloneThe enemy says there is too much to fear The enemy says:I am too...

START WITH WHO

This post is submitted by a B4T worker in the Arab world. In his book, Start With Why, Simon Sinek lays out a central problem of companies and organizations: they start with the wrong question. Asking “what” or “how” before “why” can lead you to do so many things that...