Author Archives: Scott Dunford

About Scott Dunford

Vice President at ABWE.

Know God, Then Serve Him.

“Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10 This familiar passage that calls us to stop, listen, and wait for God, is a missionary passage. The Psalmist continues, “I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted … Continue reading

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Letter from William Carey to his father (Jan 12, 1788)

“The thot of a fellow creature perishing forever should rouse all our activity and engage all our powers.” Continue reading

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Pirates, Life Rafts, and Leading in Crisis: 7 Leadership Lessons from Captain Phillips

*The inspiration for this post comes from the movie “Captain Phillips” and not the actual actions of Captain Richard Phillips who’s real life actions are a matter of some dispute and an obligatory lawsuit that naturally accompanies someone making a lot … Continue reading

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The Difference Between North Korea and South Korea

This photo of Korean peninsula at night illustrates the need for the gospel in North Korea. And yet notice that there are beacons of light in the North as well. Word is leaking out that the Church is growing and … Continue reading

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Languages and dialects of the Middle East and Central Asia

This map highlights the challenges that Central Asia faces regarding the advance of the Good News.

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Pioneer of the Chinese Church, Samuel Lamb, Dies.

August 3, one of the fathers of the Chinese house church movement, Samuel Lamb, entered his reward. In the 1950’s Pastor Lamb was imprisoned for refusing the government take over of his church. He suffered imprisonment until 1979. He his … Continue reading

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God is Doing Something Historic

“A wind is blowing through the House of Islam. The House of Islam, Dar al-Islam in Arabic, is the name Muslims give to an invisible religious empire that stretches from West Africa to the Indonesian archipelago encompassing 49 nations and … Continue reading

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To Help the World’s Poor… The latest U.S. jobs numbers showed a U.S. unemployment rate still at 7.6 percent. The official global unemployment rate, compiled by the International Labor Organization (ILO), is around 6 percent—which suggests American workers are worse … Continue reading

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Young Evangelic…

Young Evangelicals are Getting High “The kids who leave evangelical Protestantism are looking for something the world can’t give them. The world can give them hotter jeans, better coffee, bands, speakers, and book clubs than a congregation can. What it … Continue reading

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Campaigner: We can see the finish line

Originally posted on The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery:
By Jesse Eaves Senior Policy Adviser for Child Protection, World Vision Advocates are dynamic voices for change. Those voices often have a simple beginning. Two years ago, if 13-year-old Ravi…

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