Today's Missionary

Sam and Mandi Abrams

Church Planting in Hong Kong Reaching the Cantonese for Christ With plans to arrive in Hong Kong in early 2014 the Abrams have been working hard through deputation to raise their support. They joined BIO in 2010 and are eager to get to the field which they have visited and have a heart for. Their […]

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  • Training School: God’s Glory, Our Excellence

    It is time for our annual training school. This year’s theme is God’s Glory, Our Excellence. Our key verse is 1 Corinthians 10:31, “Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.” Every year we try to edify and encourage our missionaries, while at the same time […]

  • Solving Problems While Heathen Watch

    And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram’s cattle and the herdmen of Lot’s cattle: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelled then in the land. —Genesis 13:7 Abram and Lot—the main characters in chapter thirteen—were recent arrivals to this region which was heavily populated with idol worshipers. As acquaintances were made, the […]

  • The Focus of Your Love

    …Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these?… —John 21:15 Christ asked three times in John 21 if Peter loved Him. In verse 15 the question was whether Peter loved Him “more than these.” We’ve probably heard various explanations for what Christ meant by the word “these.” Some […]

  • The Primary Motive For Missions

    Just before ascending into Heaven, the Lord Jesus charged His disciples to take the Gospel across every cultural and geographical boundary unto every people group. There are several motives for us to be involved in missions, yet I think there is a primary reason. Command We are motivated because God commanded us. The fact that […]

  • SMART Advice: Check The Timing Belt On Your Car

    If you own a motor vehicle please consider this question, “Does its engine have a timing belt, or a timing chain?” If your response is, “I don’t know,” that is quite normal. However, I hope you did not include, “…and quite honestly I don’t care.” If it did, please stop for five minutes to read […]