FX Is Going Global!

FX is going global! At the upcoming weekender at the Wilds, September 19-21, Frontline Missions International will be announcing details of a new program of overseas field experiences for qualified individuals who are planning to pursue restricted-access missions. Space is limited, so if you are interested, please make your plans to be with us that weekend. For details and registration for the FX weekender, go to www.frontlineexperience.org.

Persecution Update August 2014: Burma

Burma has endured civil strife in one of the world’s longest civil wars—almost 50 years.  The military coup renamed the country Myanmar; but the majority Buddhist country is still widely known as Burma.  The minority Christian population includes about 2.5 million evangelical believers, primarily among the Karen and Chin people groups—some of whom are spiritual descendants of Adoniram Judson’s ministry.  These believers live under constant persecution to convert to Buddhism.  One pastor testified that he was told that by 2020 everyone in the country would be Buddhist.  This past May, the President, with the urging of extremist Buddhist groups, began plans to pass a new “Religious Conversion Law” that would require people to obtain government permission to convert to another religion. It would also forbid inter-faith marriages.  Even though international human rights activists have protested such legislation, the government is moving forward with it.  The Gospel’s advance is making inroads…

“Opportunity” by Tim Keesee

The first time I crossed the Atlantic was as a young sailor aboard the USS Denebola. The return voyage found us dodging two hurricanes. For seven days, we tacked across rolling seas with towering waves that broke over our bow, as we pushed through the tempest. After scurrying along the Outer Banks to avoid yet another storm, we at last reached our safe harbor in Virginia. The captain and crew had skillfully guided the ship over thousands of miles of stormy seas and narrow channels, and at last, the port was before us. In the distance, I could see my family waiting at the dock. I was happy. I was home. It’s a feeling sailors have experienced as long as men have gone to sea. Ancient mariners had a word for it—when wind and tide, rudder and sail, all worked together to bring them home, or “at the port.” The…

Dispatches DVD 3-Day Sale: July 22-24, 2014 at WTSBooks.com

For three days, WTSBooks.com will be hosting a special Dispatches from the Front DVD sale! From Tuesday through Thursday, July 22-24, 2014, the newest episode (“Day of Battle”) will be on sale for $5! And the set of 1-7 will be only $45! Take advantage of these special prices! Don’t forget to check out the newest episode’s “Day of Battle” Premiere Dates and Locations here. We hope to see you there!

“Day of Battle” Premieres!

Premiere Dates, Times and Locations in the Greenville, South Carolina area: “Day of Battle,” Episode 7 in the Dispatches from the Front DVD series, is set to premiere at six area churches on back-to-back Sundays, July 20th and 27th! We hope you will be able to attend! Or you can purchase your own copy at www.dispatchesfromthefront.org, beginning July 19th. July 20, 2014: o   North Hills Community Church, 4952 Edwards Road, Taylors, SC 29687 – all three services: 8:30 AM, 10:45 AM, and 5 PM o   Heritage Bible Church, 2005 Old Spartanburg Road, Greer, SC 29650 – 9:30 AM o   Hampton Park Baptist Church, 875 State Park Road, Greenville, SC 29609 – 5:30 PM July 27, 2014: o   Suber Road Baptist Church, 445 South Suber Road, Greer, SC  29650 –5 PM o   Community Baptist Church, 643 South Suber Road, Greer, SC 29650 – 6 PM o   Calvary Baptist Church, 3810 Grandview Drive, Simpsonville, SC 29680 –…