Words and Actions

There is no doubt that the social, political, and religious frameworks of a culture have a profound effect on how people think and behave. As these things change over time, the culture also adapts and evolves. Language can also be affected by the prevailing standards...
A New Perspective

A New Perspective

Preparations were underway for a sacrifice to the ancestors. “Why are you doing this?” a missionary asked. “To ensure safety and prosperity in the new year,” replied the village chief, who was a Muslim. “Your holy book does not tell you to do this, so why are you...

Journey’s End

Have you ever wondered what it was like for the first explorers? Traveling through unknown territory, they must have wondered what they would encounter next. Would they find water and shelter? Would there be violent storms? How would the journey end? Over 2,000 years...

Share God’s Word on December 3!

One of the biggest news stories of 2010 was the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, a volcano in Iceland. It was certainly a spectacular event, but what made it newsworthy was how the ash cloud affected air traffic. Who would have thought that ash, a small, fine, innocuous...

What are You Thankful For?

In 2011, LBT’s former executive director Dr. Marshall Gillam spoke at a church in the St. Louis area. As he was visiting with members of the congregation, he was approached by an African man he had not previously met. “He introduced himself as Rev. Amos Bolay,...