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Building a Home in Tijuana

Mission Trails Church has had the privilege of building homes in Tijuana and Rosarito for 9 of the last 10 years.  Amor Ministries (Amor.org) has been serving the poor in Mexico since 1980 by …

Vacation Bible School Reflection

"Children are a gift from the Lord, they are a reward from him." (Psalm 127:3). Children are a gift and as someone who recently had the opportunity to serve our kids ministry in VBS, I got to see how …

Powerful Time at Children's Hospital

One of my favorite rides with Pastor Robert LeVea. We went to pray for a kid battling cancer. Hundreds of motorcycles were gathered. The kid looked out the window at all the bikes. Pastor …

Count the Cost is Alive!

This past week over 50 pastors, leaders, and their wives from across California gathered at the Hyatt Regency in La Jolla for a Count the Cost Summit. The purpose of the meeting was to reconnect …
Discipleship

After a year of not having kids on site for Summer Blast, Shadow Mountain Community Church (SMCC) in El Cajon was excited to once again host their summer program on July 12 through July 16. Summer …

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article originally ran at chucklawless.com. Many churches consist of one primary generation, and that’s not the healthiest church. At …
EL CAJON, Calif. (BP) – Thad didn’t have a choice. He commuted on foot to work each night, and his route took him through a dangerous section of town and down a darkened block with a …
When I served as a campus and executive pastor in the D.C. area, I recruited a man named Bob Krulogoski as a small group leader at our first multisite campus. As our campus grew, we elevated Bob as a …
Speaking to a broken heart is like giving nourishment to a starving child. Speaking to a hard heart is like correcting a rebellious teenager. So how do you do it? If you're looking for an easy …
Baptist Life

In spite of numerous setbacks related to the Summer Olympics, Southern Baptists in Japan are going for the gold as they seek to engage the Japanese with the gospel. The Tokyo Games, originally …

Carrying umbrellas to protect from Tokyo’s hot summer sun, International Mission Board missionaries and Japanese partners prayer walked through the streets around Shinagawa Baptist Church. The …
This week, IMB missionaries prayer walked in Odaiba, an artificial island in Tokyo Bay, Japan.   Odaiba has the highest concentration of Olympic events. IMB missionary Carlton Walker said …
A couple who came to the U.S. with a Great Commission vision are in the final stages of moving to another part of the world to carry on that vision. John* and Judy* came from East Asia to …
For believers in South Asia, persecution comes in many forms. Often, professing faith in Christ can affect their standing within their communities and their ability to secure a means of providing …