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Social Media and Missionary Support Raising – The Basics

July 16, 2012

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Note:  This material is for those just starting in social media.  If you are already engaged online – or if you are younger than 35 – this material will be too basic for you :-)  You might find part 2 of this article, my specific strategy, to be interesting or useful to you though. I’ve […]

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9 Benefits to Missionary Vulnerability

March 2, 2012

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How do you view vulnerability?  Depending on your cultural perspective, vulnerability may be viewed in a positive light or in a negative fashion. I’m promoting the idea that an appropriate level of vulnerability exists in healthy relationships, generally speaking.  Specifically, missionaries benefit from being appropriately vulnerable in key relationships within their uniquely missionary context. Our […]

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3 Motivations for Giving

January 10, 2012

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What are your motivations for giving?  Why do you give?  I’d like to suggest that there are only three motivations: we give to please ourselves we give to please someone else we give to please God I am going to limit this discussion to giving in the sense of giving toward the gospel of Jesus […]

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Conversations in Mission: Ordinary Missionary, Committed Pastor, Gracious Giver

December 2, 2011

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Christians working in the world of mission are accustomed to life-changing scenarios.  I’ve had three significant conversations recently that I wanted to briefly share.  Be encouraged as you see God’s hand in the lives of a missionary, a pastor and a giver. Ordinary Missionary I Skyped with a missionary who has been back on the […]

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Missionary Satisfaction: My Desires or God’s Glory? (Guest Post)

November 10, 2011

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Note:  this post is written by a missionary who is revealing her heart and struggle between pleasing God and a sense of fulfillment. My husband and I participated in a missions conference at a supporting church earlier this year.  Since I am a missionary in transition, getting help for some family needs, seeking where the […]

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