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Upcoming Missions Events

  • GOER Mission Trip - Dominican Republic

    June 20 - June 28 Santiago, Dominican Republic This GOER Mission trip will be focused on ministering to the people in the Domincan Republic by participating and leading Vacation Bible Schools, Evangelism through community outreach, and ministering in orphanages.   This Trip will be led by John Newlin    Trip Cost: $1400 per person Find Out More
  • GOER Mission Trip - New York

    July 18 - July 25 Staten Island, New York The GOER Mission Trip to Staten Island in July will be focusing on evangelism and outreach to city neighborhoods and the park.  Ministry opportunities include worship, distributing water,playing sports, teaching bible stories and making genuine connections with people to share the love of Christ. This trip is being led by Ned… Find Out More
  • GOER Mission Trip - Brazil

    July 24 - August 4 Aguas De Lindola GOER TRIP - BRAZIL The GOER Mission Trip to Aguas De Lindola Brazil  in July will be focused on Biblical Counseling.  Participants will be able to observe and receive training in Biblical Counseling.  This is an excellent opportunity for a Biblical Counseling student. This Trip is being led by David Selvey      Trip… Find Out More

From the Blog

  • Missionary Support – Salary and Benefits

    At the end of my last post, I posed the question, “How do you set a fair and reasonable support level for Missionary Mike?”  Let me see if I can answer that question based on a family of four with two school aged children. The... Read More
  • The Cost of Missionary Support Raising

    Why do missionaries need so much financial support?  I get that question a lot from folks who want to support missionaries but question the financial requirements.  In this series, I will attempt to deal with the various pieces that must be put together to get... Read More
  • To Go or Not to Go-Missions Trips and Ebola

    The Bible has much to say about trusting God.  Victory is connected to trusting God (2 Chronicles 13:18).  Jesus promised that God would take care of His children (Matthew 6:28-30).  We are to trust the Lord and not our own understanding (Proverbs 3:5-6).  And yet we are... Read More
  • Ebola and Tough Decisions — Marc Blackwell Sr.

    You are probably aware of the largest Ebola outbreak in history occurring in countries of  West Africa. This guest post by veteran missionary Marc Blackwell, Sr. gives us a glimpse of the difficulties missionaries face when trouble breaks out on the mission field. Ebola and... Read More
  • Taste the Nations — Let the Nations be Glad

      1. ↩ 2. Dates may be altered by the majority of people attending if the need arises. ↩ 3. Online here: Kindle | Paperback | Audiobook. ↩ Read More
  • Everyone Should Have a Timothy

      Sep 2013 BCTC Class   I love spending time with my 3-year-old grandson.  He will work alongside me around the house because he likes to “do stuff with Papi.”  Sometimes we will work on a project together or do … Continue reading → No related posts. Read More

Missions News From Around the World (

  • Iraqi refugees finding Christ

    Iraq (MNN) -- "Could this happen to us in America?" That was the question from Patrick Klein President of Vision Beyond Borders following his recent trip to Northern Iraq. The refugee crisis in and around Iraq is mind-boggling. According to the United Nations High Commission... Read More
  • Family Christian shares another way to do missions

    (Graphic courtesy of LuMaxArt via Flickr) cc2.0 Guatemala (MNN) -- For the past few days, we've been telling you what God is doing in Chichicastenago, Guatemala through Family Christian Stores and Pray America. (Story 1, Story 2) Today, it's time to find out where YOU fit in.... Read More
  • United Nations to get an earful on persecution issues

    (Photo courtesy Wikipedia) International (MNN) -- Today, faith leaders will join business and military leaders at the United Nations to talk about the "greatest crisis in the Modern Age" -- namely, the persecution of Christians. The UN is hosting a summit called "Not Peace but... Read More
  • Finding hope beyond Ebola

    (Photo Courtesy of GAIN) Liberia (GAiN) -- [EDITORS NOTE: Now that the Ebola crisis is subsiding, a new one is taking its place. Global Aid Network (GAIN) shares the latest updates in this frontline brief.] From the deathbed of Ebola, joy has risen. It’s... Read More
  • Understanding the cost of missionary support

    (Photo Courtesy of ReachGlobal) Int'l (ReachGlobal) -- [EDITORS NOTE: This is a community post from ReachGlobal blog.] It often surprises people when mission candidates share the amount that they need to raise per month. One candidate in the process of raising support told me that... Read More
  • Trauma counseling expands as extremist violence grows

    (Photo credit Open Doors) International (MNN) -- The Islamic State continues its aggression in the Middle East. IS has its sights set on Syria, Iraq, and has a presence in Pakistan and other countries, too. Boko Haram has pledged its allegiance to IS and continues... Read More