The Author

David Parks is the director of Beeson Divinity School's Global Center on the campus of Samford University. He teaches courses on missions and leads various efforts to promote missions to the campus and the Birmingham community. He served in Southeast Asia for six years training student ministers and leading a local ministry to evangelize and disciple students from many ethnic backgrounds and religious worldviews. David blogs at Missiography. You can follow him on Twitter

Smoke on the Martyrs

At a time when we need clear, consistent, and accurate voices, Christians in the West blow a cloud of smoke into the issue by