The Surveillance Network in China is expanding!

News agencies around the globe, including CNN Business and EpochTimes are reporting an increase in Chinese surveillance during the pandemic. Based on these reports, it appears that the Chinese government is taking advantage of the quarantine and global travel restrictions. The new surveillance cameras are being installed in Beijing and...

Leadership with Vision | Hodgepodge

Pastor Austin Gardner and Bro. Jeff Bush bring up and discuss a “Hodgepodge” of assorted questions and topics related to World Evangelism. This episode covers a wide variety of subjects that are very practical and useful for anyone involved in ministry, especially in world evangelism. If you are interested in...

Corruption and the Need for Christ

As a missionary to Bolivia it always saddens me to hear about the corruption and deceit that often takes place in the Bolivian government. In a recent news article, Bolivia’s former socialist president, Evo Morales, was accused of having several relationships with, and fathering children with sixteen year old girls....

Latin America News: Violence in Colombia

By Chestley Howell, Missionary to Colombia In Colombia, the recent death of Javier Ordonez led to violent protests and clashes between civilians and law enforcement over police brutality. Thirteen people died, nearly 300 civilians and police were injured, and over fifty police kiosks and stations were burned. There are calls...

Taiwan to Purchase New Weapons Systems from US

Reuters reported that Taiwan will purchase seven major weapon systems from the United States. The effort is to create a “porcupine” model of heavily defended beaches, instead of the previous efforts focused on not allowing China to make it across the Taiwan Straight. The proposed weapon sales allegedly include long-range...

Leadership with Vision | Mentoring Ministry 1

Pastor Austin Gardner and Jeff Bush begin a multi-part series about how to have a mentoring-based ministry. This is the type of ministry both of these men have modeled in their own ministries and God has used them both greatly. Don’t forget about the World Evangelism Fellowship in November, where...

UK News: Divorce Advice Up 25% Following Lockdown

One impact of the coronavirus lockdown in the UK is an increase in couples considering getting a divorce. Marriage rates are already quite low in Britain and obviously the stress of this period is causing many to reconsider their wedding vows. Citizens Advice disclosed to the BBC that searches for...

Every Believer, a Soul Winner: Our Purpose

Every Believer, a Soul Winner: Our Purpose Yes, you may now know and understand that every believer is to be a soul winner, but sadly, too many people make it a secondary thing in their lives. The truth is that “Every believer, a soul winner” is the chief reason we...

Leadership with Vision | Marriage Advice for Missionaries

Pastor Austin Gardner and Jeff Bush discuss how to have a healthy marriage as a missionary at home or on the field. They give very simple and practical advice and are both great examples of a good husband, father and missionary, make sure you don’t miss this episode! http://austingardner.net/NewEnglishPodcast/Marriage_Advice.mp3Podcast: Play...

Getting a defeatist attitude (it won’t work here)

It’s easy for the missionary to believe that his field is the most difficult. He can start to see his situation as hard and even impossible. This is not to say that there would not be some places where it could be more difficult. We all know that every place...

Who Will Go To Turkey? 83 Million Souls in Need of the Gospel

For the past almost two years, my wife and I have lived in Turkey. We have had the opportunity to visit several places and see and meet people from all over Turkey. Most people when they think of Turkey think of the Middle East or deserts. But Turkey is much...

Blessed Beyond Measure

I am sure that you know by now that God has graciously blessed the Baptist Center for World Evangelism with over $700,000 towards this project. We are wonderfully and awesomely blessed. Lord willing, the purchase will become final in November. We are already meeting with our architects and builders as...

Exciting Discovery for Turkey!

Recently Turkey has been in the news because of their discovery of natural gas in the Black Sea. For many years Turkey has been looking and trying to find their own source of natural gas in either the Black Sea or Mediterranean. Before now, Turkey has had to be dependent...

Why Islam is Growing and Christianity is Shrinking

Why Islam is Growing and Christianity is Shrinking Christianity, in a broad sense, was once the largest religion in the world. Now it has been beaten out by Islam. Islam is now the largest religious group in the world. The reality is the true number of Christians is relatively small...

Leadership with Vision | Doug Krause Part 2

Continuing their interview from last week, Pastor Austin Gardner and Bro. Doug Krause talk more about having a successful and fruitful youth ministry and Bro. Doug shares stories of how he has personally seen God work in many teenagers’ lives. Again, if you want to hear more from Bro. Krause,...

Flooding in Turkey

Last week the Black Sea region was hit by heavy rainfall. This rainfall caused major flooding in the area. Many people have been injured and have lost their homes, jobs and possessions. At least six people have been killed and they are looking for ten more people who are missing....

Latin America News: Long Life in Ecuador!

By Kason Bloom, Missionary to Ecuador Although the past year has been filled with many sad news stories of COVID-19 and the death that it has caused, one Ecuadorian couple in Quito has an uplifting story of long life and enduring marriage. Julio Tapia and Waldramina Reyes have just been...

Chlorine Leak Causes Thousands To Flee!

In Leshan City, China, already one of the hardest-hit cities in the Sichuan Province by floods, had a chemical accident on August 20th.  Thick smoke surrounded the chemical plant, emitting a strong odor.  Residents suspected a chlorine leak.  Local authorities confirmed that there was an accident, however the leak is...

Horses Being Killed, Mutilated Across France

Orignal Aritcle: https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2020/08/29/horses-being-killed-ritually-mutilated-emptied-of-blood-across-france/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+breitbart+%28Breitbart+News%29 Over the last few months, horses across Northern France have been being attacked, bled out, and mutilated. Police are flummoxed as to the motivations behind these cruel and gruesome attacks. Some have theorized that it could be related to the rites of an unknown cult or perhaps...

Riots in Sweden

Riots have broken out in the town of Malmo, Sweden after Korans were burnt in the street. The Korans were burnt in reaction to the far-right party “Hard Line” not being allowed to hold a meeting. Rioters threw stones at police and burnt tires late on Friday night. Several arrests...

Health Concerns For The Leader Of The Third Largest Economy!

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has made several visits to the hospital this week sparking concerns about his ability to fulfill his term.  The leader of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), Akira Amari says that PM Abe will be able to fulfill his term, which ends next year in September. ...

Mayonnaise Ice Cream? Available in Japan!

In many countries around the world there are strange, weird and unusual snacks available.  Japan is no exception, they have Chocolate-covered shrimp crackers, Banana Yoghurt Fanta soft drink by Coca-Cola, Tomato Latte, and Mayonnaise Ice Cream to name a few.  These are just a few, as reported in this article. ...

More Health Problems For North Korean Leader!

It has been reported by many news sources (disrn.com and newsmax.com, and thediplomat.com) that leadership responsibilities have been transferred to key aides, including sister Kim Yo Jong.  This in light of more reports of health issues for Kim Jong Un.  The leader is said to be 36 years old and...

Leadership with Vision | Doug Krause Part 1

In this episode, Pastor Austin Gardner interviews Bro. Doug Krause about working with youth ministries. Bro. Krause has had a vastly successful youth ministry and has been greatly used of God in the lives of countless teenagers. If you work with teens in any capacity, you do not want to...

Quarantined and left to pay the bill

Many Chinese returning from Thailand this month were upset to learn they must be quarantined for 14-days in a Yunnan Province hotel.  Their passports and other documents confiscated and they must pay the bill for the fourteen days.  Some protested, however police made it clear this was not optional and protesting will...

Religious leaders from around the world denounce the treatment of the Uyghur Muslims in China

The persecution and outright atrocities committed in Xinjiang China is being denounced by religious leaders from many religions.   They have declared the following declaration: “As religious leaders and leaders of belief-based communities, we come together to affirm human dignity for all by highlighting one of the most egregious human tragedies...

Pakistan and Bangladesh

I recently came across this article and infographic (Click Here) which divides a world map into four sections of equal population. What may be shocking to some is the two smaller sections located in Southern and Eastern Asia. These are densely populated areas with relatively low gospel witness! Many are...

London Tower Bridge Gets Stuck Open

The famous Tower Bridge in London was stuck open for an hour this past Saturday! It is over 100 years old and continues to raise and lower to allow ships to pass through. After engineers were called to the scene, the bridge started working again. Bridges are a great illustration...

Asia News: China doesn’t like US sailing near Taiwan

According to an article by the Free Republic China’s military said on Wednesday the latest U.S. navy sailing near Chinese-claimed Taiwan was “extremely dangerous” The U.S. guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin sailed through the narrow and sensitive Taiwan Strait recently the U.S. navy said, in what have become relatively routine trips...

Asia News: Flooding in China

China is facing massive flooding. According to an article by the Financial Times, China’s famous Three Gorges dam recently hit its record for the highest water level ever in its history. This has been caused by massive rainfall in China’s Sichuan province. The recent flooding has misplaced nearly half a...
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