MARK 11 | ASKING IN FAITH

MARK 11 | ASKING IN FAITH

This is part 11 of a multi-part series on the book of Mark. Today, we’re in Mark 11:20-26. As the disciples and Jesus passed by the fig tree again, Peter noticed that it had withered (11:20-21) after Jesus cursed it (11:14). Just as God had found no fruit on the...
NEHEMIAH 2: Resolving to Do Good

NEHEMIAH 2: Resolving to Do Good

This is part 3 of 7 in a series about Nehemiah. The King After four months of study, meditation, fasting, and praying Nehemiah stands before the King with a sad face for the first time (2:1). Arguably, Nehemiah is risking his life to appear sad before the King. For a...
NEHEMIAH 1: Calling by Calling

NEHEMIAH 1: Calling by Calling

This is part 2 of 7 in a series about Nehemiah. We have become unhealthily obsessed with the word “calling” today. So much so that many people won’t get into the B4T game without being “called” by dream or vision or by seeing the name of a country written on a...
IS GOD ENOUGH?

IS GOD ENOUGH?

This post is submitted by a worker in the Middle East. His grace is SO GOOD. But you already knew that right? Look at Zechariah in Luke 1. The whole multitude was praying outside during the hour of incense. It’s almost certainly the case that they were praying for the...
A LOVE AFFAIR WITH JESUS

A LOVE AFFAIR WITH JESUS

Have you ever thought deeply about your relationship with Jesus in terms of being a love affair? I hadn’t thought about this until this past year when I began reading some writings of Welton Gaddy. Many of these thoughts that follow, originate from his writings and...

WHEN WE CAN’T FIND HOPE

This post is a contribution by a B4Ter working in the Arab world. Look and see, there is no one at my right hand; no one is concerned for me. I have no refuge; no one cares for my life (Psalm 142:4). David went through a number of very difficult times in his life. We...