Dispatches From The Front: Stories of Gospel Advance in the World's Difficult Places

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Dispatches From The Front

Author: Tim Keesee

China, Pakistan, Egypt, Iraq . . .

God is at work. Christians are testifying. The gospel is advancing.

In this captivating travelogue, a veteran missions mobilizer leads readers to experience global Christianity, exploring the faith and lives of Christians living in some of the world's most perilous countries.

The incredible accounts recorded here—stories that span the globe from the Balkans to Afghanistan—highlight the bold faith and sacrificial bravery of God's people. Ultimately, this book magnifies Christ's saving work in all the earth and encourages Christians to joyfully embrace their role in the gospel’s unstoppable advance!

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Prologue: Danville, Virginia

  1. End of Empire: The Former Soviet Republics
  2. Children of Cain: The Balkans
  3. Ten Sparrows: China
  4. Within a Yard of Hell: Southeast Asia
  5. Souls of the Brave: Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan
  6. Amazing Grace: Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea
  7. Prison Break: The Horn of Africa and Egypt
  8. Dimmed by Dust: Afghanistan and Iraq



“Beware of Dispatches from the Front if you don’t like being moved and inspired and shaken out of the ruts of your life. These are kingdom stories that build faith in the present providence of God over his mission and stir up action for the sake of lost and hurting people near and far. I would love to see thousands of people mobilized as senders and goers for the sake of the glory of Christ and the relief of suffering on the frontiers, especially eternal suffering.”

John Piper, Founder, desiringGod.org; Chancellor, Bethlehem College and Seminary

“Dispatches from the Front is a thoughtful, moving, understated, and ultimately convicting narrative depicting the work of the gospel in some of the most challenging corners of the world. It tells of brothers and sisters in Christ who in God’s grace display faithfulness and transcendent joy, unflagging zeal to share the gospel, and an unfettered allegiance to King Jesus. To read of the kingdom advance in the teeth of challenges is to learn humility and rekindle contrition, faith, and intercessory prayer.”

D. A. Carson, Research Professor of New Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

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