2023 October Newsletter

Office Letter, Why Are We Running?

Greetings all! As you have noticed, our bi-monthly newsletters are often penned by one of our national representatives. The US office has this privilege for this one. So, let’s start by asking a question: why are we running? This is a very legitimate question in light of Scripture. “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses,

The Terrible Red Dwarf

It was July, 1868—the warmest month of that year for Hankou, China. The streets were busy, the worn ground underfoot baking in the afternoon sun. Amongst the crowds could be seen a familiar face. The face held a stern look of determination, defying the heat and the crowds, and yet, every passerby the face engaged seemed to be held by


Maybe 2024 is the year for you to challenge yourself in a way you haven’t done before. Come and join us for a trip to Cambodia and Vietnam, that might even change your life. Step out of your comfort zone and immerse yourself in a truly transformative adventure. Embark on a life-changing journey with us in Cambodia and experience the

BTJ’s new book: Bury me in China

An average of 70 Bibles per minute roll off printing presses in China, making it one of the most productive areas in the world for Bible printing. Chances are, if you have a modern Bible or two at home, they were made in China, but it wasn’t always this way. Throughout the history of missions, the idea of having a

2023: The year of Afghanistan

The Taliban takeover in August 2021 drastically changed everything for Afghanistan. The country has been forced back into militant Islam and guided by Sharia Law. The Taliban kicked out most foreign missionaries and aid workers and, as a result, is facing economic collapse and an extremely deadly humanitarian crisis. Two years ago, most mission communities were certain that Afghanistan would

The Church in China Today

Many people are wondering how the church in China is doing after the intense crackdowns and the COVID-19 pandemic. The workers supported by BTJ are all located in western China and are working among minority groups in China’s most unreached areas. In total, BTJ is supporting 220 Workers in Western China. 90% of the workers that we support receive $100

BTJ Hackers Conference – Looking for inventors

This year, the BTJ Hackers Conference is doing something completely new – for the first time ever, we are opening up the closed door meeting to INVENTORS! Inventors and Hackers go hand-in-hand when supporting missionaries in closed nations and that is why we NEED YOU. Do you have a cool idea, gadget, device, or program that you think could help