Discipleship and the Local Church

Discipleship. What comes to your mind when you think of this word? The need for a discipleship program in your church or hometown? A picture of Jesus wowing the first disciples with miracles, or mesmerizing them with His words? Hopeless confusion as to what Jesus really meant by the Great Commission? Bitter cynicism as result of good intentions gone south? …

Taking the Gospel to Ethiopia: Geremew and Rediet’s Story

Sometimes God’s love looks like grand miracles and great provision. Sometimes it looks like toasted barely and hot coffee on a Sunday afternoon. For Geremew and Rediet Tulu, Word of Life’s pioneer missionaries to Ethiopia, it can be both. On a recent trip to Uganda, I visited this well-loved couple and walked away with a greater understanding of what it …