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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 (

  • Mobile Member Care Team: a ministry to missionaries

    Int'l (MNN) -- Missionaries traditionally have been viewed as benevolent, strong persons who cross barriers of culture and language to bring the lifesaving message of the Gospel of Jesus. And, most of the time, this is true. We often forget, however, the hard work that... Read More
  • ISIS, kids, and Indonesia

    (Image Indonesia Seal courtesy Wikipedia) Indonesia (ODM/MNN) -- As brutal as the Islamic State terror group is, it might be surprising to note that children are joining their clubs in Syria called "Cubs of the Caliphate." The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the... Read More
  • Saving the souls of child brides

    (Image courtesy Kids Alive) Guatemala (MNN) -- Child brides in Guatemala are learning how to be kids again. It's all part of the "saving souls" effort underway at the Kids Alive International Oasis Center. "This type of's 'soul murder,'" says Corbey Dukes... Read More
  • Life in Liberia after Ebola

    (Photo courtesy Global Aid Network) Liberia (GAiN) -- [Editor's Note: This Global Aid Network story gives insight into the effects of Ebola in Liberia.] From July to September, 2014, while the earth continued its usual breakneck pace around the sun, life in Liberia came to a... Read More
  • Voices of hope and healing

    (Photo Courtesy of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship) USA (InterVarsity) -- [EDITORS NOTE: These are thoughts shared by Alec Hill, President of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship.] Two weeks ago, I had the privilege of speaking on the same platform with former Madison Chief of Police, Noble Wray. A... Read More
  • Whether for show or for hope, Asia Bibi offered honorary citizenship

    (Photo courtesy Voice of the Martyrs USA) Pakistan (MNN) -- The mayor of France's capital city has awarded Asia Bibi an honorary citizenship. The Council of Paris agreed to recognize the Pakistani Christian woman as a defender of human rights. Todd Nettleton, a spokesman for... Read More