Whoever Strikes First

Whoever Strikes First

LONDON, ENGLAND—Deborah and I are in London this week for our annual Every Nation International Apostolic Team (IAT) meeting and Every Nation’s Build Conference for Europe. Every year, our regional team leaders from every region of the world gather together to...
How to Preach the Cross

How to Preach the Cross

MANILA, PHILIPPINES—Last week, I wrote about the importance of preaching the cross. We must continually emphasize the cross because it is something that most people (religious or secular) don’t want to hear—and it’s something that most preachers (evangelical or...
Preaching the Cross

Preaching the Cross

MANILA, PHILIPPINES—When I was growing up, my family did not go to church every Sunday, but we never missed Christmas Eve or Easter. This image of the “Christmas-and Easter-only” churchgoer is always in the back of my mind when I prepare to preach in the weeks leading...
Looking for Leaders vs. Seeing Leaders

Looking for Leaders vs. Seeing Leaders

TAGAYTAY, PHILIPPINES—I am enjoying a few days in beautiful Tagaytay for our annual Every Nation Asian Leadership Team (ALT) meeting. The last time Deborah and I were here, it was for my son James’s wedding. Whenever I gather with our leaders from Asia and hear the...
Four Lessons from the Life of Billy Graham

Four Lessons from the Life of Billy Graham

MANILA, PHILIPPINES—Earlier today, Billy Graham, perhaps the most influential religious figure of the twentieth century, died in his home in North Carolina at the age of ninety-nine. Right now, religious and political leaders all over the world are mourning his death...
Praying and Fasting . . . and Singing

Praying and Fasting . . . and Singing

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE—This week, churches from all over the Every Nation world will begin 2018 with a week of prayer, fasting, and consecration. If you are fasting and praying with us this week, I would encourage you to download our 2018 Every Nation devotional guide...