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‘It was a slow, weaning process to move on to missions’

June 27, 2021  - By Elizabeth Abraham

Missionary to Columbia Joanna Avendano opens up about carrying out the Great Commission among a people who believe they already know Jesus.

‘Time and prayer are the best ways to invest in the lives of children’

May 26, 2021  - By Elizabeth Abraham

Missionary to Ireland Holly Dobson opens up about learning to wait on God as she introduces Him to children, and engages with them through the Word

‘There’s nothing mystical about “the call” — we are called to serve’

April 30, 2021  - By Elizabeth Abraham

Missionary to Paraguay Helen Wagar opens up about dealing with insecurities about her ministry and how God has been helping her evolve in service

‘We came down with a manual… The Lord handed us a new one’

October 30, 2020  - By Elizabeth Abraham

Missionaries to Costa Rica Kory and Rebecca Crawford on why not having all the answers when we take a leap of faith is an opportunity to see God provide

‘We have to remind them they cannot hold both Christian and witchcraft beliefs’

September 30, 2020  - By Elizabeth Abraham

Missionary kid Julia Samuel on growing up in four different countries, and watching her parents tackle spiritism in one of the world’s poorest countries

‘Without the Spirit of God working in us and through us, our work is in vain’

August 28, 2020  - By Elizabeth Abraham

Missionary to Tanzania Luke Johnson on having doubts about salvation, ministering among prosperity gospel adherents, and parenting kids on the mission field

‘There is an ocean of needs and we only have a thimble’

July 29, 2020  - By Elizabeth Abraham

John Kinlaw on learning to minister to a Tanzanian community in deep poverty, while navigating cross-cultural differences and false teachings

‘Africa is one of the last places on earth I thought I’d serve Him in’

June 28, 2020  - By Elizabeth Abraham

Missionary to Zambia Jill Avery on the numerous ways God has been moulding her — as much as those she ministers to — on the mission field

‘Ministry begins in the local church and pours over into the universal church’

May 31, 2020  - By Elizabeth Abraham

Missionary to Jamaica, Melinda Dilione on how the Lord has been teaching them to be patient with those they pastor — and lean on Him in every aspect of life

The speaking dead

May 22, 2020  - By Elizabeth Abraham

A visit to a secluded graveyard is an unlikely place to find encouragement. And yet, the testimonies of those who went on before us have much to say today

‘God was training me even as a child, only I didn’t know it then’

April 29, 2020  - By Elizabeth Abraham

Phebe Muppidi on looking back and seeing God ‘connect the dots’ in her life, and how Telangana became both mission field and home

‘My faith needed to be personal, not just something inherited or cultural’

March 29, 2020  - By Elizabeth Abraham

TCK Angela Loudon on struggling with the ‘big’ questions about the truth of Christianity — and what drives her to serve the Lord in Colombia today



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