On Evangelism and Fear

My hands were sweating, and my heart was beating with that heavy, shake-inducing kind of rhythm that I normally only got when looking down from precarious heights. I trembled a tiny bit when handing the woman a small pamphlet about faith. I looked at her, gathered my courage and asked “Would you like to talk with me about Jesus?” She …

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 …

A Boxer from the Streets of New York with Luis Ortiz

Luis Ortiz grew up in the projects of New York City. Even though he ran into drugs, gangs, and felt stuck in the streets, the love of God broke through. Through the godly influence and love of the church, Luis came to know Jesus as his Savior. As he found major success in competitive boxing, it was his goal to …