Archives for May 2013

Video: Plank Removal

Why is it so hard for Christians to apologize first in conflict? In this newest video, Rick talks about the concept of dealing with our own sin and wrongdoing BEFORE confronting others about their sins. This is the key to reconciliation and to personal healing.

Stories from Afghanistan: an Evangelical, a Jihadist, and a Communist Muslim?

When my friend introduced me to my Afghan officemate, he said, "Thomas, please meet Mr. Siraji, a key part of the Aghan-Turk staff. Mr. Siraji was a member of the Mujahideen. He was one of the youngest jihadists fighting against the Russians. But don't worry, Thomas. He has come down from the mountain, he has shaved his beard, and he is MOSTLY civilized now!"

Video: Total Depravity vs. Common Grace

We've been hard at work creating new videos! This week, Rick Love talks about the presence of common grace in all cultures and nations of our world - despite the reality of total depravity and human sinfulness.

Stories from Afghanistan: Shaved Heads and Sacrificial Love

On day three of my 15-day seminar, some of the Turkish and Afghan teachers greeted me with a major surprise. Kabul in January can be quite cold, and there was quite a bit of snow on the ground outside as we gathered at 8:00am in a chilly classroom for the start of our day's work.

Stories from Afghanistan: Fear, Love, Friendship and a Snowball Fight

During my last week in Kabul, I awoke one morning to a fresh snow covering of about eight inches. As my students and I were beginning our early morning class session, we heard a very loud thud. Looking toward the sound, we saw the remnants of a massive snowball that had struck (and nearly cracked, I'm sure) our classroom window.

Video: Grace & Truth

Today we'd like to share another of our new videos with you. In today's video, Rick Love speaks about an important resource that every peacemaker and everyone committed to Christian-Muslim relations should be aware of: the Grace & Truth Project.