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Called to the Missions Field

Last evening I attended my first commissioning event. A young couple has been called to the missions field and this was their send-off. It was an evening of preaching, prayers, and tears. While everyone who knows them and loves them is excited and proud for answering the call, we’re also sad to see them go. …

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Czechia

Day 8, the final day of the Week of Prayer for International Missions focuses on the growth and multiplication of churches in Czechia. It really is an amazing story that illustrates God’s hand in our lives. He sent a couple from IMB, the Lewis’* to this country where “Only 29% of the population acknowledges the …

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Miracles happen

Day 6 of the week of Prayer for International Missions talks about a small village in Southern Asia where miracles still happen. You’ll meet the Spencers* who work that area as IMB missionaries and you’ll meet a local woman who everyone calls “Momma” who’s showing the people in her village the power of prayer. God …

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Turkmenistan

Day 5 Turkmen search for security, hope. Life in Turkmenistan is harsh and their story is heartbreaking. The information on IMB’s website for today begins with, “critically broken.” Those words seem to be an apt description of life in a country that seems void of hope. I can’t even imagine living like that; having to …

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Heartfelt passion

Today is Day 4 of the Week of Prayer for International Missions. The day’s focus is on West Africans who take the lead in sharing bible stories. I think this is my favorite story so far this week; not that they aren’t all great, but I have a special connection with this one, a heartfelt …

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Giving Hope

Today is Day 3 of the Week of Prayer for International Missions. The day’s focus is about a couple who equips Hispanics and Latinos to spread the gospel in South Asia. The Meyers* are giving hope in a country that desperately needs it. Their story is about training Hispanics and Latinos to spread the gospel …

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Push Back Darkness

Today is Day 2 of the Week of Prayer for International Missions. The day’s focus is: Missionaries welcome efforts to push back darkness. Watch this short video from IMB.org Two things greatly impacted me from this video: When Mike said that in order to find one Christian in northern Africa, he’d have to meet over …

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Prayer Champion

My heart is for the unengaged/unreached people groups around the world and for missionaries. That’s why I chose to become a “Prayer Champion,” a liaison between IMB (International Mission Board) and our local church in 2020. As a Prayer Champion, I’m committed to praying for missionaries and for the unreached. One way of knowing what …

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Ephesians 6:12

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. Ephesians 6:12 ESV Please join me in praying every hour at ten till the hour for the victims of kidnapping. Pray …

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Light of the Gospel

Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart. But we have renounced disgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God’s word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone’s conscience in the sight of God. And even if …

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