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July 2021

In 2021 by Brent Burdick

Episode 16 of the Lausanne Global Classroom is complete! This one is entitled Integrity and Anti-corruption. It is about how ministries, business, and governments must operate righteously. Christians involved in these entities must be above reproach for the sake of gospel witness. It is a powerful episode and, interestingly, features several Filipino leaders with global ministry roles. You can view it freely at: https://lausanne.org/lausanne-global-classroom/global-classroom. The picture to the right is of Bishop Efraim Tendero, former …

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March 2021

In Devotional by Brent Burdick

In August of 2019, I went to the Lausanne Consultation on Jewish Evangelism in Toronto, Canada to film interviews for the Global Classroom on Jewish evangelism. Last night, I sat at my desk reviewing the final segments of the episode that will be published soon. I found myself flooded with emotion, blessed by the content of what was said in the videos about how Israel’s call was to declare God’s love and glory to all …

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Christmas 2020

In 2020, Devotional by Brent Burdick

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?’  …

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Yaksan gets married!

In 2020 by Brent Burdick

You may remember me introducing you to Yaksan from Pakistan who works as the video editor of the Lausanne Global Classroom.  Yaksan got married to Suman on November 7. Kim and I would have loved to gone to Pakistan for the wedding, but that was not possible. We hope to visit them someday. We did meet with them for premarital counseling via Zoom before the wedding. They have become very dear to us. Do remember …

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Welcome Rowan!

In 2020 by Brent Burdick

Rowan Beck Burdick, son of Dawson and Leah, entered the world on September 2, 2020! He was seven weeks premature, but came home after only two weeks in the NICU. He is doing very well! We celebrate his life with Dawson and Leah and are so proud. Rowan is their first child, and our fourth grandchild. Please pray for him as he grows, and for Dawson and Leah as they parent and care for him.

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‘Christ Amidst Corona Virus Culture’ – Seminar

In 2020 by Brent Burdick

Need help thinking biblically and spiritually about how to handle life and ministry in the midst of COVID19? I have prepared a free seminar on COVID19 response entitled ‘Christ Amidst Corona Virus Culture’ that I would love to offer to ministry teams, organizations, church staffs, and so on. The seminar consists of three one-and-one-half to two-hour sessions. It can be done in three sessions over three days, in three sessions on one day, over two …

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Corona Virus!

In 2020 by Brent Burdick

No, we don’t have the virus, and we hope you don’t either. Can you tell we are smiling behind the masks? Kim made them to keep us and people we meet safe when we make rare trips out. She and Devri have made quite a few. We have given them to friends and neighbors. Thankfully, all our kids and grandkids are virus-free. We wanted to update you on how our lives and ministries have been impacted by the …

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Alaska-Manila-Baby-Wedding-Toronto!

In 2019 by Brent Burdick

These five words sum up all the amazing events and opportunities that happened in our lives this summer. Take a deep breath!!… ALASKA: Kim and I celebrated our 35th anniversary on May 26 with a trip to Alaska. We enjoyed seeing the glaciers, bears, whales, and mountains. It was great to get away and reflect on all God has done across the years that we have been together. We were also able to visit my …

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My New Friend

In 2019 by Brent Burdick

    I want to introduce you to my new friend and ministry partner, Yaksan. Yaksan lives in a country in South Asia that is ruled by a major world religion. He works with me as a video editor and animator for the Lausanne Global Classroom. I met him last year through a leader in the Lausanne Movement who recommended him to me. Yaksan has been a great blessing and help in the production of the …

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To South Korea for North Korea

In 2018 by Brent Burdick

North Korea has been in the news lately and is a nation in need of prayer. It is considered as one of the most difficult nations for Christians to live in due to persecution. Through prayer, God moves, and the nation will be transformed. The global church must be ready to help when North Korea opens to the gospel. On Tuesday, I will be traveling to South Korea for a conference on North Korea. I …