Posts Categorized: international missions

Uprooted through Missions

This summer, I had the opportunity to travel to Southern France with my Sojourn College team.

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Gospel-Centered Missions

Over the last several years the “Gospel-Centered” movement has taken the church by storm.  Dozens of books and articles have been written about the gospel.  There are gospel-centered churches and gospel-centered conferences.

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What to Expect and What Not to Expect as a Missions Intern

I’ve been on many service trips throughout high school and college and have learned a great deal through them. Last summer, I had the opportunity to work as an intern for the support staff of a missions agency.

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Could God Still Use Us?

When God called us to be missionaries, we had some misgivings, but not the ones that you might expect. We didn’t mind the thought of living in a foreign country, being far from family, or even having to learn another language.

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Jesus loves Tibetans, and He loves me.

Six years ago, I was in a tent in a Tibetan village in East Asia and wrote the following in my journal:
I’ve never hated East Asia more in my whole life. I’m robbed of all joy and sick of who I am. I’m angry at my own life.

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Back From Kathmandu!

* This post has been adapted from a letter sent by Greg Gewin to those who supported him in finances and prayer as he went to Nepal. He and his team taught men and women the Bible for a week.

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Inside the Heart of a Missionary

Recently I conversed with a counselor over Skype about some of my brokenness and struggles.

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MOBILIZING SMALLER CHURCHES

As we’ve said before, the discussion of being a sending church may cause some leaders and churches to feel left out. Many sending churches are large and well-resourced.

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Why I wouldn’t go on a short-term mission trip

The year was 2012, and I was never going to go on an international mission trip.
My pastors did a great job of encouraging our church towards missions.

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DO YOU TAKE THE GREAT COMMISSION PERSONALLY?

THE FOLLOWING POST WAS TAKEN WITH PERMISSION FROM THE UPSTREAM COLLECTIVE BY GRAYSON POPE.
In Acts 7, a leader in the Church named Stephen is dragged before the Sanhedrin and demanded to explain his beliefs.

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