We may wish we could magically create a mission-shaped congregation with one event, one sermon, or one service-project. However, like our new year’s resolutions, becoming a mission-shaped congregation takes many small steps, all headed in the right direction.
The church at Antioch sends Paul and Barnabas and cares for them when they return. There’s a clear relationship between the church and the sent that I think we’ve lost in the modern world.
On September 20, 2018, Mary Hoekstra and I left for a music ministry trip like no other. We had six 50-pound boxes of band instruments, three 50-pound suitcases containing personal effects and more instruments, and no idea what to expect once we arrived in Kenya.
Some missionaries serve in countries where Christians are persecuted—but don't let security concerns dissuade you from writing to them. Follow these guidelines to help keep them and the people they work with safe.
Care packages are a great way to encourage missionaries and send them a bit of home—but they can also present a huge hassle for your missionary.
How do you decide which missionaries are the best fit for your church?
Are you passionate about young adults and education? Teach English in Mozambique!
World Renew has an opportunity for an individual with agricultural experience (or interest in nutrition) to support programs in Honduras. Learn more below!
My theological framework is all onboard. Then you hit this big stumbling block or barrier: there’s still a whole lot of ministry stuff that happens over coffee with other men.
With the increased movement of people around the world, it’s becoming more and more likely that students in academic classrooms or church groups will have lived in more than one country during their lifetimes. Like any student, TCKs are individuals with unique characteristics and learning styles, but there are a few general characteristics to keep in mind.
Assist the World Renew Honduras team with marketing, communications and promotional activities, and act as the Honduras country liaison between World Renew Honduras and World Renew Home Office in preparation of media products for use in the Capital Fundraising Campaign.
It’s natural for missionaries, sending organizations, and supporters to think about safety. The question of safety is answered differently by each of us, and in the midst of diverse responses to the current crisis, it’s clear that God makes people differently.
Mission emphasis events provide a special opportunity to praise and thank God for what He is doing to advance his kingdom. It is a time when a local congregation can focus attention on the work of mission at home and abroad. This is a guide to help you navigate planning a mission emphasis event