Missions at a Glance spotlights the past week’s articles and resources relating to global missions. We trust that it will encourage your faithful obedience to our King’s Commission. The Goal of Missions May Not Be What You Think  Chase Bowers and Scott Zeller point out that while worship is both the destination and the fuel of missions, the local church is […]

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We recently conducted the first of nine weeks of pastoral training that we will provide in Macas on the edge of Ecuador’s eastern jungle. The students in this training site are primarily Shuar indigenous peoples, although some are lowland Quichuas. Those of you who are familiar with the books recounting the martyrdom of Jim Elliot, […]

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Missions at a Glance spotlights the past week’s articles and resources relating to global missions. We trust that it will encourage your faithful obedience to our King’s Commission. May I Help You Discern Your Calling? John Piper weighs in on how to discern God’s call to long-term cross-cultural missions. For a thorough treatment of this topic, see David Sills’ The Missionary […]

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Guest article by Paul Schlehlein When two years of appeals for South Sea missionaries failed, John Paton’s Scottish denomination succumbed to desperate measures: the casting of lots. The congregation sat in hushed silence as the elders examined the paper votes. The results were so indecisive that the organizers were once again left empty handed. Meanwhile, […]

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Tambo, Ecuador — A little over a week ago we learned of an earthquake in Ecuador, and numerous aftershocks have continued rattling the region – over 700 so far. Our concern has been not only for people in danger, but our hearts are also pained because our adopted homeland is suffering. We spent years living in […]

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Over half of the world’s people groups are counted among the Unreached. Roughly one-third of the world’s population has virtually no access to a Christian witness or church. Sadly, almost all of these peoples live in lands where others have already been told. In fact, you would be hard pressed to find a country in […]

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In their Introduction to Global Missions, Zane Pratt, David Sills, and Jeff Walters define a missionary as “someone who intentionally crosses boundaries for the purpose of communicating the gospel.”[i] Those boundaries come in many forms—culture, geography, language, religion, socioeconomics, etc.—but fundamental to being a missionary is crossing these kinds of boundaries, or barriers, to carry […]

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