In cross-cultural contexts, missionaries must overcome a variety of obstacles before developing healthy, fruitful ministry. We will spend several weeks sharing a series of articles about these barriers and how to overcome them.   LANGUAGE 日本語を理解しますか? ¿Hablas español? Let’s face it… language is hard. The language barrier is what makes so many people scared to […]

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This article is part of a series on missions and the local church. We trust that this series will encourage both faithfulness to Christ’s bride and obedience to the bride’s mission. “How should my church do short-term missions?” Pastors, missions pastors, or local church missions committees that desire to involve their church in short-term missions opportunities should probably […]

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Reaching & Teaching believes that the local church is God’s designated vehicle for fulfilling the Great Commission, and so we seek to mobilize churches across the United States and beyond to join us in the work of training pastors and proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ. While the focus of our church partnerships is training […]

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Training pastors and church leaders never gets old. This is especially true every time you have the privilege of teaching the first module at a new training site.  During the week of February 7-13, I was privileged to join Pastor Nick Wilson (Plainview, Minnesota) and Terry Spenst (Wichita, Kansas) for a week of training in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Haiti […]

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