January 21, 2013

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Fundraising Digest January 21, 2013: Current World and U.S. News Affecting Missions

Image: Via Wikimedia Commons, bfishadow on Flickr Stock Market Approaches All-time Highs Issue:  Friday’s gain puts Dow Jones 4% away from its all-time high. Article: Stocks – Dow, S & P 500 At Five-year Highs Relevance to Missions: Fresh wealth is being created that could be mobilized by missionaries, churches, and Christian non-profits. My Opinion: […]

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January 9, 2013

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10 Things I Loved About Urbana 2012

My second Urbana experience reminds me of Jesus’ words that are recorded in John 5:17 that “my Father is always at his work to this very day” (NIV).  Here are ten things that I loved about Urbana 2012 that took place at the America’s Center Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri, between Christmas and […]

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December 29, 2012

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Missionary Fulfillment Begins at URBANA

I’m posting from Urbana 2012, the student missions conference held every three years in St. Louis , Missouri, were 16,000 students have converged to seek God for their potential future in missions. I’m working a booth with Converge Worldwide as we seek a new generation of missionaries. The cool thing about Urbana is that agencies […]

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December 11, 2012

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Three Types of Missionary Fulfillment

The idea of fulfillment is overlooked and under-used.  Deep down most people want to be fulfilled but popular opinion suggests that finding fulfillment is unattainable. This is true in the Christian world too.  Even missionaries have told me that they don’t see fulfillment on the horizon for themselves.  That’s pretty sad.  A world where we […]

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November 23, 2012

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Reconciling Fear and Faith (Missionary Guest Post)

Note: this post is written by a missionary appointee friend of mine. When God places a challenging situation in front of us, the Bible tells us to have faith. However, our natural inclination is to be afraid. How do we reconcile how we are supposed to feel with how we actually feel? In the Church […]

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