After nearly two decades of ministry I have observed who the best harvester is. I have seen several kinds of prospective harvesters. First, are theological students. These are usually young men who think that Bible School is some kind of reform school which will correct their charac
Each year our ministry in Cambodia trains thousands of pastors and church leaders. These church leaders are able to start hundreds of new churches every year. They start these new churches among people who were formerly non-Christian. A few years ago, we started the same kind of mi
What you are looking at may seem insignificant. It is the Khmer Bible on a $90 cell phone. This phone can be purchased locally and other phone models as cheaply as $50 which can run the Bible as well. Currently, nearly every church leader, adult and many young people (even in Cambo
The lowest job you can have is that of a shepherd, today as well as 2,000 years ago. Even in Cambodia, the lowest job is a shepherd. Usually they get kids to be the shepherds. If a family has adopted kids, it would be the adopted kids who have to watch the animals in the fields.
In November 2010 we were blessed in Poipet of a team coming from Memphis, Tennessee to build us a playground at the Poipet Imparting Smiles children’s center. This was all possible because Steve and Ellie Marcum at Bellevue Baptist Church were inspired to help the kids there. They r
Antioch Institute Philippines has been very successful and is meeting great needs of rural pastors on Mindanao. In late November we had a gathering of the students from 2010. The 350 leaders are all trainers who each run their own Antioch Institute training programs in their area.
I think the whole world is in need of a lesson in basic Christianity, especially the Christians. Everyone else is in great need of an extra-strong dose of politeness. It seems to me if you want to meet the rudest and most impolite people in the world all you need to do is fly. Who
On Thursday, November 25, 2010 we finished a gathering with about 350 tribal pastors from over 20 tribes on Mindanao Island in the Philippines. Pastor Ben Embaan coordinates an incredible training ministry which reaches hundreds of leaders and thousands of believers with quality lead
As we approach American Thanksgiving and many people are able to get together with their families the circumstances around me makes it difficult to give thanks. Injustice abounds in the world. Today I am in Mindanao, Philippines with my family. Exactly one year ago, 58 people were ki
Over the last year we have been teaching and counseling people on the sanctity of human life. In Cambodia, which is well-known for its “Killing Fields”, the value of human life is seldom promoted. Satan has had a strangle hold of death on this country for multiple millennia. John