International Missions

Hungry for God’s Word

(NOTE: Posted on Behalf of a Former Colleague with Seed Company…Challenging Indeed!) Jean*, an SIL worker in Asia, was traveling in an area where a certain minority language was spoken. She was part of the team translating the Scriptures for this people group, and she longed to see some evidence that God Read more…

By Mark Kordic, ago
Leadership

How to Coach Your Team Using the Columbo Playbook

The late Peter Falk mesmerized audiences for decades as everyone’s favorite bumbling TV detective on the classic series Columbo. For Boomers, who can forget the cigar-smoking, trench coat-wearing, old car-driving detective? The detective who used seemingly random questioning methods to uncover the truth of a criminal’s actions. Falk would famously exit Read more…

By Mark Kordic, ago
Leadership

You Can Be a Visionary Leader

A few years ago, I interviewed Dennis Bakke, co-founder and longtime CEO of the worldwide energy giant AES Corporation. Dennis told me how he helped create a company where each employee was encouraged to dream, work hard, and make important decisions. He chronicled his leadership journey in his best-selling book Joy Read more…

By Mark Kordic, ago
Leadership

Moving from Stress-Filled to Fearless Leadership

Chicago’s daily commute can drive employees mad, just ask a psychiatrist who battles the urban jungle and comments “It takes anywhere from 30 minutes to several centuries–at least subjectively.” Forbes magazine unveiled their annual list of America’s 40 Most Stressful Cities and you guessed it, Chicago ranked number one for the second Read more…

By Mark Kordic, ago
International Missions

We Can Do Better Than This

Did you know that in today’s world of mass communication and global transportation, there are still more than 2 billion people who have never heard the gospel?  That’s staggering!  One third of the world’s population remains unreached. At the same time, only one percent of the resources given to Christian Read more…

By Mark Kordic, ago
Bible Translation

Three Cheers for Unity of Christian Ministries Leading International Focus on the 2-Billion Unreached with Gospel

Have Christians lost their urgency in sharing the Good News of the Gospel with those outside the faith? Recent surveys by the Barna Research Group (https://www.barna.org/barna-update/faith-spirituality/648-is-evangelism-going-out-of-style#.VwHYAbvmqUl) and various Protestant denominational statistics show a sharp decline when surveying Christians on their experience in evangelism. You may know this to be true Read more…

By Mark Kordic, ago