bible study

The Unhurried Journey to Faith

If there’s one thing we’ve learned about living in Africa, it’s that everything takes longer than you expect, and making disciples is no exception. When we first begin discipling a family who desires to follow Jesus, we take them through a series of Bible studies called “Discovering God.” It’s 20 lessons long, and we try(…)

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We Haven’t Been Eaten By Lions

Some people have very unrealistic ideas of what Togo is like. We get asked the question quite often, “What kinds of animals do you see there?” What they expect to hear is, “Lions, elephants, zebras, and giraffes,” but the real answer: mostly pigs, goats, chickens, mangy dogs, and the occasional even-more-mangy cat. However, it’s been so(…)

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What in the world is a DBS?

I’m so glad you asked! DBS stands for Discovery Bible Study which is a method of Bible study often used in modern church planting movements. By using this tool church planters have seen rapid multiplication of disciples and churches even in places that are described as “hostile” or “impossible.” For a method like this to(…)

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