In the News: US Census to Include New Foreign Languages

Last week the United States Census Bureau put out a new press release with a bunch of information about the upcoming census. The release was a laundry list of things, so I will quote the portion I want you to see here: New data for five languages are available on American Fact Finder Table B16001:…

RTN2017: A Growing Movement and a Continuing Conversation

Only a few years ago, I thought this was an empty field. Millions of people moving to the United States, often settling in Bible Belt cities, and no real talk whatsoever of local churches (or even mission agencies) taking advantage of this good gift from the Lord. A seemingly impossible mission given to our church…

Reaching the Nations in North America: Two Ways You Can Still Participate

We landed in Raleigh last night. For those of you who are not aware, this weekend a conference is happening here at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary to discuss one of the most important issues facing the church in North America today: how we will discover and engage the scores of internationals coming to our communities…

Want to Reach the Nations in North America? Do Not Miss This Summit.

I am excited about this event. Over the last several years, after I returned from the mission field in West Africa, I have watched this conversation move from relative obscurity, up onto the table for discussion, and now into action in many places around the country. It has been amazing to watch as people realized…