Going beyond…here.


About three years ago, my wife and I moved our family to an area of the United States often referred to as “Little Arabia.” There is a noticeable numberĀ of Arab immigrants living in the area, a majority of them from Muslim families. They have come from parts of the world where few followers of Jesus exist, and where they do, there is often significant persecution, imprisonment and, on occasion, even death for following Jesus. Our particular apartment complex is rather diverse, and we, as White Americans, are definitely the minority. Our neighbors have come from all over the world…Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, India, Korea, the Philippines, Mexico, Guatemala, Iraq, Sri Lanka, Syria, Norway, Afghanistan, and more. Most don’t know Jesus and the blessings of his Kingdom. Continue reading “Going beyond…here.”

Experience Your Target Language and Culture…Here!

Check out this amazing languages infographic (you statistics junkies may have to restrain yourself from staring at it for next 12 hours!).


(Image found at boredpanda.com.)

Cool, eh??!? Notice the circles in the top left representing the global population and the number of people who speak the top 23 languages? Yep. Over half the globe speaks one of those 23 languages. (All are spoken here in the U.S. by the way.) Continue reading “Experience Your Target Language and Culture…Here!”