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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)

  • Technology: a new way to ministry

    USA (MNN) -- Technology has become a source of wonder and great criticism. It can be used to communicate with people halfway around the world or cause accidents from texting and driving. Technology and Christianity But when it comes to faith, can technology and Christianity... Read More
  • Riots in DRC over corruption allegations

    DRC (MNN) -- The capital city of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been the epicenter of riots and violence for two days now. Protesters are decrying dirty elections. The people aren’t sure current President Joseph Kabila will really step down... Read More
  • Missionary snapshot at Wycliffe USA

    United States (MNN) -- We never know what God will ask of us. But when we obey His call, He takes care of us, even if our lives look different than expected. (Photo courtesy of Wendy Penson) Two challenges from God Wendy and Derwin Penson... Read More
  • Asian Access expands to Philippines

    Philippines (MNN) -- It takes a discerning crowd to recognize the needs of the Church in one nation. In the Philippines, church leaders are pulling together to advance the Gospel, and they’re asking Asian Access to help. Joe Handley of Asian Access is excited... Read More
  • Boko Haram guns down Christians leaving church

    Nigeria (MNN) -- Earlier this week, Boko Haram launched a spattering of attacks within hours of each other in northeast Nigeria. In one assault, they gunned down eight Christians as they were leaving church. Boko Haram members also ambushed a Nigerian military convoy, and beheaded... Read More
  • United Nations: refugees, rescue, reality

    International (MNN) -- With more people forced to flee their homes than at any time since World War II, world leaders from 193 countries came together at the United Nations this week to figure out how to respond. (Photo courtesy of Tent Schools International) They’ve... Read More