Mindblown: a blog about missions.

  • Jesus as Mentor

    Jesus as Mentor

    Now, as he was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew, throwing a casting net into the sea (for they were fishermen). And immediately, they left their nets and followed him. And he said to them, “Follow me[1], and I will make you fishers of…

  • Connecting to God’s Mission

    Connecting to God’s Mission

    But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8 Year Number of non-believers 1900 1.06 billion 1970 2.46 billion 2000 4.14 billion 2018 5.03 billion Source: Operation World, IBMR-2017 There are…

  • Israel and God’s Mission

    Israel and God’s Mission

    Some believe Israel’s role in the mission of God was to draw others in, and that God did not send them. However, a beneficial and insight book by Dr. Walter Kaiser, Jr., a biblical scholar, argues that God sent Israel out. He write: “The fact remains that the goal of the Old testament was to…

  • Hope


    May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. [1] (Rom. 15:13) As I ponder the situation in our world, I think about war and conflict in several countries affecting many innocent lives. I think of…

  • Falling


    This morning I woke up particularly early.  At 4:15 am, I decided to go for my daily walk.  I put on my headphones, turned on my text-to-audio app, and listened to a book. The book I have been listening to recently on my walks is Transforming Mission Theology by Charles Van Engen. As I began…

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