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Missions at a Glance: June 3

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. Wife, Kids Carry on Rose Hill Missionary’s Legacy Last Friday, May 27, marked 15-years since Muslim Abu…

9 Ways to Teach Missions to Kids in Your Church

Guest article by Mike Pettengill Scripture is clear when it explains God’s desire for his church to participate in global evangelism (Matt 28:18-20, Acts 1:8). Scripture is equally clear in explaining God’s desire for his people to train up their children…

Missions at a Glance: May 27

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…

Missions at a Glance: May 20

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…

The Hardest Job in Missions

Guest article by Mike Pettengill  The most complicated position on the mission field is not the church planter, teacher, or Bible translator. Indeed, the most conflicted calling on the mission field belongs to the missionary mother and wife. It is…

Church Partnerships for the Gospel’s Advance

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…

Should Hell Motivate Missionaries?

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 Benefits and Blessings of Raising Support

One of the things that has surprised me the most about raising support to go overseas is how people often respond when my wife and I tell them that we have to raise our own support. Their countenance drops to the…

Missionary, Care for Yourself

Guest article by Mike Pettengill  Most missionaries are struggling. They battle emotional, physical and spiritual battles while on the field. Due to the fact they want to appear like a missionary worthy of support, they typically hide their pain and…

7 Ways the Resurrection of Jesus Fuels Global Missions

“He is risen!” “He is risen indeed!” These words of the earliest Christians have been rehearsed for millennia and find special meaning as believers celebrate Easter Sunday each year. Jesus’ resurrection from the dead ignites our celebration and worship because he…

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