Whenever someone tells me about a desire to serve in missions, I want to affirm this wonderful calling while also tempering their excitement.
In the midst of tragedy, remember Jesus’s teaching that it came for a reason. The reason may not be one that you can discern from limited human perspective, but it’s for his glory – everything is.
At the end of your short-term trip, you head to the airport to return to your “normal” life, but it does not seem quite as normal as it did.
You can say, “No,” and you can say, “Lord.” But you cannot say, “No, Lord.”
God changed my life, plans, and career path as a result of a mission trip.
Every missionary going to the field must make sure to take four men with him, and leave three others behind.
As we look at missions opportunities and pass each opportunity through a biblical sieve to make sure that what we are doing actually fulfills what the Lord would have us do.
Learning a language as an adult, even one that linguists list as an “easy” language, is one of the most difficult things you will ever do.
Listen to their counsel, because “being dead they still speak” and teach us today.
Going to the mission field as a newly appointed missionary, finally arriving in a new country as a “real live missionary,” is the thrill of a lifetime.
Sometimes at certain times in our lives God uses particular books to move us in significant ways. We wonder how it is that we could be reading that book at that exact time and God can guide us in that exact way.
The fact is, God has been seeking out the nations long before us. As you set your sights on the world, you’ll begin to discover his global desire throughout the pages of scripture.
Evangelism, by definition, is the proclamation of Good News. It has the gospel at the very center of its being. In the same way, Christian mission, as defined and understood biblically, has the gospel at its very heart. The mission of the church is the task which God sends His body into the world to…