A small team of church planters and Bible translators has been working hard for many years. They finish the Bible translation. They ordain leaders in the local church. They leave a maturing church that can continue to grow in the Word. They return to their home congregation and receive...
More than conquerors through Him that loved us
We fight in this our day.
Surrend’ring only to the Lord of Lords
Who strengthens us to stay…
Unmoved and strong regardless of the war.
We fight the battles strong.
Heeding the Commander’s written orders,
"Is it not better to have one good idea and to live for that and succeed in it, than to scatter one’s life away on many things and leave a mark on nothing!” -John G. Paton, South Seas missionary
One afternoon I hiked ten minutes to our neighbors to ask if I could buy some goat manure. We wanted to plant a small garden plot and some fertilizer would be a help. When I arrived, I noticed his wife who only speaks Tarahumara sitting outside, but the man was nowhere around. I said the usual...
"Being genuinely at home among a people and in a culture is a necessary condition for the authenticity of the Gospel wherever it is preached. Failing this, the profession of the Christian faith remains only a veneer, sooner or later to wear out." —Laurenti Magesa
“The missionary life is not a sprint; it is a marathon” —Robert S. Miller
From the book SPIRITUAL SURVIVAL HANDBOOK
"It is not sufficient for the Church to attend to tactics: she must attend first to truth." —Lesslie Newbigin
"If you are going to be a missionary (or a pastor, or a Christian) your priority needs to be to get to know Jesus and to deepen your knowledge of him. Cross-cultural training and theology are important, but a first-hand experience of Jesus' work in your life is the absolute key." —Eddie Arthur...
Spiritual Survival Handbook for Cross-Cultural Workers, by Dr. Robert S. Miller was published in 2011 by the BottomLine Media. This book is a concise guide to the essentials of spiritual survival for those working in cross-cultural situations.
"Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving; meanwhile praying also for us, that God would open to us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in chains, that I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak." —Apostle Paul