I CAN ONLY IMAGINE

I CAN ONLY IMAGINE

The following is contributed by a B4T worker in the Middle East. Can you imagine this scene: you’re standing in HEAVEN with Jesus. Your heart is pounding with excitement and you feel like it will explode out of your chest with joy. You’ve just been...

LOVE in the OFFICE

The following is contributed by a worker in the Middle East. What do you appreciate about _____? As a management team at the office, we brainstormed positive words about each team member—a simple, but uplifting exercise. I then turned these into...

PLOWING  – They ARE Watching

The following was sent to me from a B4T worker. It’s a reminder that if we keep plowing, sowing, watering and fertilizing, the seeds will sprout. Last week, I had an evaluation time with one of our employees (we’ll call him Phil). After I’d asked Phil a couple of...

KEEP PLOWING

An OPEN worker writes,This past week I was doing a quarterly review with one of our designers and one of the things he said to me was, “Boss, you need to be meaner to me, even if it’s just a little bit.” I said to him, “I don’t understand?” He went on to explain that...

ANOTHER LESSON ON PLOWING

I love hanging around farmers. They are so practical, so down to earth. Art is a pastor who grew up on a farm. He shared something about plowing that impacted me. He said one of the most important lessons he learned from his father was to stay focused on where you are...

NO MAGIC FORMULA

I was talking to an experienced field worker (not a B4Ter) recently. During our conversation, he mentioned a couple of times his “targets” in reference to the people he was ministering. And as we talked, it became clear to me that he had a formula to win people to...