August 6, 2015

A CEO shows the justice of God in Asia

By juliemasson

Three years ago I had the privilege of an accidental interview. I’d been asked to Skype with the CEO of a company in Asia to ask him for some feedback on an aspect of Skybridge we were trying to rework. But what happened instead was that I learned some amazing first hand knowledge on how a CEO who follows Jesus can actually make an impact for the Gospel on even the lowest level employees.

As this man, let’s call him Mark, began talking about ways to be intentional for the Gospel when working abroad, my own assumptions were challenged. While Mark was indeed a very busy man in his…

4 great resources for teaching English overseas
August 14, 2015

4 great resources for teaching English overseas

By juliemasson

One common way people get a job overseas is by teaching English. For most of you reading this blog, you already have a necessary skill to do this-you speak English! However, you probably have a lot of questions about the practical steps to actually making this dream job a reality. We've complied this short list of resources that will help you understand the next steps you can take to teaching English overseas.

FAQs about Teaching Abroad-this website answers all of your basic questions.…

August 21, 2015

Don't do this when you share the gospel

By juliemasson

We all have our own world views. It's easy to discuss in a classroom what a Buddhist believes; it’s quite another to dissect your own worldview. Yes, you have a worldview too. It’s not just "them" that see the world through a certain color of lens. We all do.

It's imperative, therefore, that we consider our own worldview when it comes to sharing the gospel. Let me break it down. 

Pretend you grew up in suburbia where the nuclear family was pretty common. Dad worked, Mom stayed at home, and everyone went to church on Sunday. You were taught to think…

August 28, 2015

Purpose and intentionality will take you far when living abroad

By Guest Blogger

Recently I read David McCullough’s new book on the Wright brothers.  I knew the headline story but didn’t really know the details.  Like many historical achievements, the background story featured strong personalities, powerful intellect, and incredible perseverance.  But McCullough as he did in his biographies of John Adams and Harry Truman also captures what is unique in their story.

The Wright brothers were PKs (preacher’s kids)…