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...

MOST ENCOURAGING EMAIL OF THE YEAR!—so far.

The following is contributed by a B4T couple I am close to. I am excited as I’ve worked with them for several years and prayed for them for many years.  May it encourage you too. It’s been edited, including all names, for obvious reasons.In my many years of doing...

FISHING

The following is contributed by my mentor Jerry.  It’s a great reminder, that wherever we are and whatever we are doing, we can be fishing for men. The locker room is one of the places I fish for men. This morning was one of those brilliant moments when I heard a...

AN EXAMPLE OF PLOWING

The following is from a B4Ter in Asia, working in a hard place.  His letter encouraged me and with his permission, I share it with you. The last month has included some rough realities for me, my team and for the business. There was one week that the plumber had...

ENDURE IN PLOWING

For nearly three months now we’ve been studying Matthew 13, the parable of the sower. This is the last blog on this passage.  If you are new to the blog you may wish to go back to November and reread the thread of the lessons we’ve been discussing. Bottom line:...

IN TIME A HARVEST WILL BE REAPED

We are studying in Matthew 13, the parable of the sower. We are learning that if he expects to reap a harvest the sower needs to prepare both himself and the soil.  Does plowing (prayer and love) work?  Do 10,000 hours really make a difference? Allow me to...