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How Should Prayer Look? Here it is, the year two thousand twenty-three, and things have changed radically in my lifetime. I will turn sixty this year, which means I have seen the hand of the Lord at work in my life for four decades. Thanks to friends who walked faithfully and honestly alongside me, and a church that taught the truth... Read more



Puzzle Pieces Dear Friends, You begin to understand the pieces of the puzzle when God puts them together. Three years ago, Oleksii and Yuliia moved from Ukraine to Slovenia to start a... Read more The Real Deal As I sit at my desk tonight to write this blog post, there are sounds of carols coming from outside our apartment building here in Bucharest, Romania. Christmas is coming!... Read more Simplicity Dear Friends, What was your most memorable Christmas? I was born in the Philippines to missionary parents, but because of my dad’s leadership role in the mission headquarters... Read more Little Experiments In 2020, as our Josiah Venture missionary team was quickly evolving and adapting to keep up with the wreaking havoc of COVID, our leadership team decided to try a unique... Read more Zeal Dear Friends, What do you want more of? Ben, our Ukraine country leader, recently passed on an unusual prayer request. His family spends part of almost every day in bomb... Read more The Role of Questions in Discipleship and Evangelism Are questions a significant part of your discipleship and evangelism? Should they be? I think so, and here are three reasons why: 1. It’s what Jesus did. Throughout... Read more Messenger of Hope Dear Friends, My heart was overflowing with all kinds of emotions as I looked out over the tent filled with almost 400 JV staff and close ministry partners. Three years was... Read more Equipping Messengers Fall Conference has always been one of the kick-off points for the new school year in Josiah Venture (JV). It’s the primary equipping conference that brings around 400 of... Read more Good News Dear friends, Good news is a precious commodity in the midst of a crisis. When Ukraine’s war with Russia first began, back in 2014, Anna and her twin sister Sofia fled... Read more