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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)

  • One more milestone towards the Great Commission

    International (MNN) -- The Great Commission is on track to be fulfilled in our lifetime, making God’s Word available to each and every people group in the world. Working towards this end is Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH), and their Senior Vice President Morgan... Read More
  • TWR provides new ways to join the mission field

    International (MNN) -- Sometimes, it’s easy to think being a part of international ministry means knowing the language or having years of biblical training. But according to Rick Weston of Trans World Radio, there’s a lot more to missions than you’d expect,... Read More
  • Ukraine: 25 years of Independence

    Ukraine (MNN) -- Today, Ukraine celebrates the 25th anniversary of its independence from the Soviet Union. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia) It arrives during an escalation in tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Slavic Gospel Association President Bob Provost says, “There are still people in leadership across... Read More
  • New translation methods reach even the unreachable

    Papau New Guinea (MNN) -- There are few places that require innovative missions like Papau New Guinea. From harsh, volcanic terrain to widespread people groups, the country presents plenty of challenges to the spread of the Gospel. “The challenges physically are huge; the challenges spiritually,... Read More
  • Boko Haram attack rubs salt in an old wound

    Nigeria (MNN) -- It’s been over two years since nearly 300 Nigerian Chibok schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram fighters. Now on Saturday, the extreme Islamic faction attacked another village just 12 miles (20 kilometers) away from Chibok, rubbing salt in an old wound. They looted and... Read More
  • Students raise money for children in Uganda

    Uganda (MNN) -- In a world with so many problems, heartaches, and tragedies, it’s important to teach children that they can make a real difference. Thanks to a teacher at a middle school in Hudsonville, MI, a group of students are well aware of... Read More