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Jay and Lyne Abisch

Quebec, French Canadian Church Planting “The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.” John 1:7 Jay and Lyne Abisch joined the BIO as missionaries in 1994. Previous to their desire to go to Quebec as Church planting missionaries, they served fulltime on staff at […]

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  • The Focus of Your Love

    …Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these?… —John 21:15 Christ asked three times in John 21 if Peter loved Him. In verse 15 the question was whether Peter loved Him “more than these.” We’ve probably heard various explanations for what Christ meant by the word “these.” Some […]

  • The Primary Motive For Missions

    Just before ascending into Heaven, the Lord Jesus charged His disciples to take the Gospel across every cultural and geographical boundary unto every people group. There are several motives for us to be involved in missions, yet I think there is a primary reason. Command We are motivated because God commanded us. The fact that […]

  • SMART Advice: Check The Timing Belt On Your Car

    If you own a motor vehicle please consider this question, “Does its engine have a timing belt, or a timing chain?” If your response is, “I don’t know,” that is quite normal. However, I hope you did not include, “…and quite honestly I don’t care.” If it did, please stop for five minutes to read […]

  • Praying for Muslims During Ramadan

    Ramadan is an Islamic practice that mainly involves fasting. However, it is also a time that many Muslims are more vigilant in prayer and in studying the Quran. While Christians do not participate in this practice, it is a good time for us to be reminded to pray for the spiritual needs of the Muslim […]

  • Dispensationalism and Missions

    Often in many of our schools the study of missions and the study of theology are considered parallel disciplines. This usually works out to missions becoming one of many programs in the local church rather than it being the heart and soul of the church. Our faith should be more than a creed and a […]