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  • Effective Investments

    We thank God for the prayers and sacrificial giving of His people that make the ministry of Faith Global Missions possible. Sometimes people ask me what dividends are yielded from their investment in missions. I recently had the opportunity to serve in Democratic Republic of... Read More
  • Missionary Retention

    If attrition is one side of a coin, retention is the other side.  Retention is more than reasons people don’t leave.  When we talk about missionary retention, we are talking about the positive reasons that keep missionaries in their jobs. The Engage! study, was... Read More
  • Missionary Competency

    A lack of professional training and equipping can contribute to attrition and ineffective ministry.  The work of missions is specialized, with language and culture challenges that require specialized training.  Missionary training should equip men and women to do a better job than they could without... Read More
  • The Truth of Missionary Attrition

    Many missionary candidates have insufficient theological education, ministry training, ministry experience, or spiritual maturity.  This creates a need for pre-departure theological, spiritual and ministry training.  Many leave for the mission field overconfident with unrealistic expectations and ultimately leave their missionary career because they were not... Read More
  • Introduction to Missionary Training

    Our family of six arrived at our first missionary assignment in Spain in the heat of summer.  Our four children ranged from 9-16 years old.  We thought we were in for the adventure of a lifetime.  We loved the people of Spain and had a... Read More
  • How I Gained 16 Granddaughters in One Day!

    A team from Faith church went to Dominican Republic to serve in Fundación Red Misericordia (Mercy Network Foundation) and one member found new granddaughters! Fundación Red Misericordia is a private orphanage overseen by Senora Olga Arocha.  The Fundación currently has three orphanage... Read More

Missions News From Around the World (

  • International Orality Network appoints North America Regional Director

    International (MNN) -- Missions cannot be effective if the way people learn and communicate is not considered. Perhaps no one can tell you better than Jerry Wiles of Living Water International. If you’ve followed our stories about orality before, you’re aware of how... Read More
  • Give Christmas to a child this year

    USA (MNN) – Fall has come and that means Christmas is just around the corner. A Christmas Partnering (Photo Courtesy Sergé via Flickr) But with Christmas less than three months away, Family Christian has again partnered with Operation Christmas Child for this holiday season. Serving as... Read More
  • The Persian identity: in Allah or Christ?

    Iran (MNN) -- Forty-five years ago, on October 12-16, 1971, Iran’s Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi threw a lavish party celebrating the 2,500th year of the Persian Empire. The celebration cost an estimated $200 million USD, and featured 50 tents with lush Persian carpets, French linens, and marble... Read More
  • Serving at Wycliffe USA

    United States (MNN) -- The Gospel brings light to this darkened world. Andy Keener has seen that truth over and over again during his years serving with Wycliffe USA. Today, Keener serves as the Senior Director of Global Partnerships. But he’s served in a... Read More
  • Venezuelan President rejects aid in food shortage

    Venezuela (MNN) -- Think of your local elementary school. Maybe your own kids go there, or children you know. What if you found out half of those kids weren’t getting three meals a day? (Photo courtesy of Christian Aid Mission) Right now, that’s... Read More
  • Missio Nexus: Learning together unites us to do more

    USA (MNN) -- Mission Network News is about to go ‘on the road’ this week to Louisville, Kentucky. “What’s there?” you might be wondering.  It’s the annual Missio Nexus Mission Leaders Conference 2016.  This is the heartbeat of Mission Network News and our parent... Read More