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Coffee Helping Missions is Helping Missions

Coffee Helping Missions is Helping Missions

Support missions while enjoying some of the best coffee in the world. 100% of the profits goes towards missions. 50% of the profit supports Biblical Ministries Worldwide’s Indonesia project which funds community development projects while spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ! 50% of the profit goes to the BMW missionary of your choice! Check out…

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Your Church Doesn’t Need a Mission’s Pastor

Your Church Doesn’t Need a Mission’s Pastor

JD Grear’s book, “Gaining by Losing” he has a chapter entitled “Your church doesn’t need a missions pastor.” His argument is that the senior pastor should be the missions pastor. After all, the church only has one mission and surely the pastor should be leading in the direction of the church. For too many churches,…

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The Battle is Real

The Battle is Real

“How can a dead man live again?” the young woman asked. “How can miracles be real? I believe God created the world. I believe that I am a sinner and that Christ died for me. But I cannot find faith to believe the resurrection.” This is one of the reactions to the Gospel that we…

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A Spiritually Dark Place

A Spiritually Dark Place

Prison – a spiritually dark place, yet the light of God’s Word has infiltrated its darkness through the ministry of God’s people. One man wrote to a local ministry: Thank you for all the effort on your part in sharing the Word of God with us. I have learned to treat people a different way….

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Shotgun or Rifle?

Shotgun or Rifle?

There are two approaches to “doing” missions in a local church. Some churches seek to support a missionary in every country in the world so they take on support for dozens of missionaries at $25 each. Other churches are more targeted in their approach and choose a specific people or nation and they take on…

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Sending Losers to the Mission Field

Sending Losers to the Mission Field

Someone has said that if your church doesn’t hurt when sending you as a missionary… they probably shouldn’t send you.   There is a caricature of missionaries that they are people who couldn’t get a ministry in the States, so we send them “over there” where the natives will not realize they are incompetent. That…

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Who Would Have Guessed?!

Who Would Have Guessed?!

“I’m trying to find a ride to town so that you can pick up the boys for Church,” she said over the phone. Who would have guessed that the mom that got kicked out of the projects for selling drugs would be the one most concerned that her kids made it on Sunday mornings? Every…

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Why Would A Church NOT Want to Send Missionaries from their Congregation?

Why Would A Church NOT Want to Send Missionaries from their Congregation?

We recently conducted five THINK-TANKS with pastors in four different states. The topic being discussed was how churches could identify, train and launch missionaries from their congregation. One of the questions we asked was: Why would a church NOT want to send missionaries from their congregation. Here is a summary of the pastor’s answers:  …

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She Prayed, God Answered

She Prayed, God Answered

Every missionary comes with a story, or many of them. They are stories of God’s work and faithfulness. Missionaries have a unique perspective of God’s work that yields a powerful view of who God is. Not only do they get the privilege to see God answer prayer, missionaries can also be the answer to prayer….

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Missionaries or Mercenaries?

Missionaries or Mercenaries?

This article was originally posted April 2014 and is being re-posted to a new set of readers–Editor Deputation is a word that strikes fear into the heart of many people looking at the missionary enterprise. Some have said, “I wouldn’t go around to churches and people begging for money.” Others look at missionaries as people…

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