ARE MISSIONARIES BEGGARS?
By Don W. Hillis
“How to be sure of the will of God” has been replaced as the number one problem of Christian young people who are thinking of missions. The big hang-up now is money. They object to begging for support.
THE GLOBAL THREAD THROUGH SCRIPTURE
Aspects of Christ's global cause can be found in every book of the Bible. Read straight through the passages listed here in one sitting. Watch how this grand theme weaves its way from Genesis to Revelation.
PRACTICAL IDEAS FOR CARING FOR MISSIONARIES
Before They Leave, ask them what their needs are (materially and spiritually), and pray earnestly for them. Help them to find information about the country they are going to and the people they will be working among by going to the library, reading missions periodicals, keeping an eye out for articles in the daily paper.
TAKE THE GOSPEL INTO YOUR WORLD
By Jim Petersen
In 1963 my family traveled by ship from the United States to Brazil. The trip marked a new beginning. We expected that. We did not expect that the sixteen days aboard the ship would, in themselves, mark the beginning of discoveries that are still going on.
YOUR PLACE IN THE HARVEST
By Rod Beidler
You can play an important part in reaching a needy world for Christ. But where do you begin? My wife and I stood waving at the red and white bus carrying our sixteen-year- old son down the expressway toward “boot camp” in Missouri. In two weeks he would leave for Zambia, a small African state wedged between the war-torn nations of Angola and Mozambique.
A HEART FOR THE WORLD STARTS HERE
By Paul Borthwick
I have a vision problem—a form of nearsightedness. This particular sort of nearsightedness causes me to live a small, self–centered life. Though there's a whole world out there, I have trouble seeing past the rim of my own comfortable existence.
In order to mobilize a movement of prayer in the church and in order to sustain a will to pray in our hearts, we must think and talk about other things besides prayer. This is the key lesson I have learned in recent years.
PRAYER: THE WORK OF MISSIONS
By John Piper
EVANGELISM AS A PROCESS NOT AN EVENT
Jesus last command to his disciples was to go and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. (Matt 28:19)