Praying Through the Month of Ramadan

Ramadan Kareem! This week marks the start of the holiest month on the Islamic calendar, the month of Ramadan. This holy month celebrates the sending down of the Qur’an as guidance for humanity. For Muslims, this month entails the discipline of fasting (sawm) during daylight hours, a celebration of unity throughout the Muslim world, and […]

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Praying for Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran dominates the US news cycles again. There are conversations about sanctions, gas prices, and debates about political posturing. At Southeastern, Iran has a special place in our hearts for different reasons. The first ever Southern Baptist missionaries to Iran, Dr. George, and Joanne Braswell were students on our campus and […]

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Misperceptions on Missionaries, Part 2

REPOST(TOP 10 POST OF YEAR) #7 Last week I posted ten misperceptions about missionaries. If you didn’t read that post, I encourage you to go there now.  Here are ten more misperceptions: “We’re never afraid.” Missionaries are faithful people, but fear can be a reality. Depending on where they serve, they may face public opposition, violence, […]

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Pray for Japan: A Glance of Emptiness

First time on a plane, first time over seas, 12 hours over the ocean to pray over my first international mission trip. After months of planning, preparing, learning Japanese phrases, and studying customs, a diverse time of students from SEBTS embarked on a weeklong trip around the world. Excitement and nerves made an interesting combination […]

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