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Missionary Expectations: Expect Transformation

September 30, 2013


expect to be transformed

In missions, not too much is certain. You don’t know what God is going to do in your ministry. Your sense of call may change. Your team or location may be different within a year or two. You might be expecting to go for five or more years but in the end you may not […]

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Calling All Christians for One Christian Calling: Siblings for Christ

April 18, 2013


telephone, AT & T

Christians talk about hearing the call of God on their lives. There is the missionary call, the call to ministry, a call to stay at home, a call to a profession. The longer I live and the more I read Scripture the clearer it is to me that God gives every Christian one call – […]

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Reconciling Fear and Faith (Missionary Guest Post)

November 23, 2012


What's looming around the corner for you?

Note: this post is written by a missionary appointee friend of mine. When God places a challenging situation in front of us, the Bible tells us to have faith. However, our natural inclination is to be afraid. How do we reconcile how we are supposed to feel with how we actually feel? In the Church […]

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Is Being Thankful Biblical, Cultural or Something We Learn From Our Parents?

November 21, 2012


Thank you letters

It’s difficult to sit here the day before Thanksgiving and not be tempted to write a post about thankfulness.  Being thankful is so central to missionary fundraising, support raising, MPD – call it whatever you want – that if we ignore it we will not be successful in our ministries. Image by vistamommy via Wikimedia […]

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3 Ways to Fail at Social Media and Missionary Support Raising

August 9, 2012



Failure is not bad.  We learn from failure, but that doesn’t mean that we have to plan for it. But that is exactly what we do when we have good intentions with social media and then never follow through with it.  Here are three ways to fail in using social media with your support raising […]

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