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.
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.
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.
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.
Years ago we lived in Europe, desiring to be salt and light among urban professionals. We wanted to find ways that we could take the gospel to this people group segment. We quickly learned that we could not do this well with a missionary identity nor could we as a non-profit helping the community. We could make contacts but we were operating on the fringe of the segment we were desiring to engage.