#052 From the Field: The Fuel for Growth

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After answering God’s call to go to the Nations by joining a team in the Middle East, Jeremy found himself stuck between feeling ill-equipped and feeling confident that this was where he was supposed to be. Just after six months of being in the field, Jeremy learned how important it was to daily abide in Christ, and began to see …

#051 From the Field: A Worthy Pursuit

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In September of 2015, God called Alan and Sydney to share the gospel through their new business in the Middle East amongst a Muslim people group. After being in the field for only a year, they quickly witnessed how God was moving in the hearts of those they ministered to—all the while, growing in sincere love and community with their …

#050 From the Field: Boldness Bears Fruit

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Two years into living in the Middle East, Casey felt discouraged by the lack of fruit he saw in his ministry. Just as he and his wife were preparing to return to the States to visit family, Casey felt compelled to share the gospel with an Arab friend that he came to know and love. In return, Casey learned that …

#049 From the Field: A New Series

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We’re excited to announce our new series, From the Field, coming this Sunday, April 23. These stories are first-hand accounts of what God is doing across the globe through the lives of everyday believers from the Austin Stone. These Goers have left everything behind in order to proclaim the name of Jesus in the most unreached places, and now, we’re sharing their stories with …

#048: Adopted to Serve

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Had Jon Wickes and Ben Law wanted to avoid a calling to foster care, they had a good list of excuses at their disposal. At the time, both men were in their mid-20s. Both were single. Neither Jon nor Ben were adopted. Yet, one night out of the month, along with their Missional Community group, they hosted a parents’ night …

#047: How Are They to Hear?

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When Ben and Jessica Turner agreed to move overseas in hopes of sharing their faith in Jesus, they never imagined pizza would give them opportunities to connect with Muslim families on a gorgeous tropical island. “God told us, ‘I want you to go to a place where there is nothing but people who don’t know Me, and where you won’t …

Behind the Story: Give Us a Miracle, Please

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Meredith Davis is a volunteer writer for The Austin Stone Story Team and a children’s book writer. We asked Meredith some questions about her most recent story, “Give Us a Miracle, Please.”  Story Team: Given that you have some knowledge of the story going into the interview, were there any elements of this story that surprised you? Meredith: I am …