Meet the Staff: Eric Messer

What is your name and tell us about your family(if applicable)? My name is Eric Messer. My wife’s name is Karalie and we have three boys Durand, Marcus, and Nash. My family and I love serving the Lord at the Word of Life Bible Institute. We are grateful to invest in the next generation in this place. As a family, …

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 …