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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 (mnnonline.org)

  • From meditation to medium and then finally set free

    United States (MNN) – Yesterday we introduced you to Emily*, a Christian woman who got involved with witchcraft and the occult but is now being guided by the truth of the Gospel through Set Free Ministries. We left off with Emily getting deeper into meditations and... Read More
  • Iraqi government plans Fallujah take back

    Iraq (MNN) -- The Iraqi* government is making plans to take back the city of Fallujah, which has been controlled by ISIS for the past two years. (Image of Iraq's flag, courtesy Wikipedia) In doing so, the government is telling citizens in the area to... Read More
  • Hundred years of ministry to hurting kids

    Guatemala (KAI) - Ask Corbey Dukes, Guatemalan Field Director of Kids Alive International, what he wants people to remember about the ministry as it celebrates its global 100th anniversary, and he’s quick with a response. “Impact for the kingdom.” (Image courtesy of Kids Alive... Read More
  • Water shortage in rural Kenya spurs violence and disease

    (Photo courtesy of Aqua Mechanical via Flickr) Kenya (MNN) – According to TheWaterProject.com, Kenya is one of the most struggling countries in the world. Lack of clean drinking water—and the diseases it incurs—is one of the biggest reasons why. Cholera is a water-borne... Read More
  • From mission field to meditation circles

    United States (MNN) – When we let our culture define what is good and normal, we can get caught up in some pretty nasty stuff. Dean Vander Mey of Set Free Ministries recognizes that danger and says, “I think Scripture’s very clear, to be holy... Read More
  • New president heads up InterVarsity

    USA (MNN) – On August 10th Tom Lin, president and director for missions of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, will step into a new role as InterVarsity’s new president. Photo Courtesy InterVarsity.Tom Lin. Ever since college, Lin has been a part of the InterVarsity team. During... Read More