Typhoon Haiyan, Philippines
Our brothers and sisters in Christ, along with legions of others in Philippines have experienced the horror of destruction and death caused by one of the strongest tropical cyclones to hit land in recorded history!
Friday, November 8, one of the strongest storms...
Responsibilities of Missionary Candidate
Missionary candidates and local churches both have responsibilities in the missionary process. Missionary candidates should be careful to exercise the following.
1. Candidates should have a deep conviction regarding the great commission, that God has commanded us to share the gospel with...
Agencies don’t send missionaries. This may sound strange for a missionary agency to say, but at Faith Global Missions, we truly believe this. Mission agencies like FGM should exist to help churches send missionaries. As a matter of fact, FGM is a local church...
In Acts 13:1-4 we see the Holy Spirit calling those who are already serving in a local church. He did not call people into missions who are not already serving. Barnabas and Saul were among the most gifted ministers in the church at Antioch, they. ...
The Holy Spirit’s call to missions is denied or confirmed through the local church. Sommer erroneously suggests that “the call of a missionary is confirmed through the financial gifts of God’s people” (Sommer 1999, 69). He also suggests that anyone who senses the call to...
Luke tells us that it is God the Holy Spirit who issues the missionary call (Acts 13:2). It is more than a simple career choice. It is a divine calling, “sovereignly exercised by the Holy Spirit” (Peters 1972, 272), inviting a particular person to serve Him in a...
Missions News From Around the World (mnnonline.org)
(Image courtesy PIONEERS)
USA (MNN/PNS) -- They say nothing in life is free. But that's not
necessarily true. And when something is free and meaningful, that's even better.
As a special gift to PIONEERS BottomLine Update readers, for the next two
Over a third of reported sex trafficking cases involved minors. (Image courtesy Polaris Project)
USA (MNN) -- Human trafficking is growing in the U.S. According to The Polaris Project, over 9,000 potential cases of human trafficking cases were reported between 2007 and 2012.
A report published by...
(Photo courtesy Assist News Service/Kazakh church)
Kazakhstan (MNN) -- Nobody has been really surprised at the
increasing crackdowns over religious freedom issues in Kazakhstan.
Shortly after Tajikistan modified its religion laws,
Kazakhstan adopted new religious legislation in 2011. Then, last year, the laws
India (MNN) -- News reports last week told of Cyclone Lehar,
threatening to hit Andhra Pradesh, India on Thanksgiving day. Predicted conditions
included high winds and rough seas overwhelming low-lying areas.
India Partners asked for your prayers. And by the grace of
God, those prayers...
(Photo by Marina Parfinskaya)
Ukraine (MNN) -- Ukraine's government held onto power in parliament yesterday, but thousands continue to protest. They're angry because police violently clashed with peaceful protestors over President Viktor Yanukovich's decision not to sign a trade deal with the...
(Photo courtesy Faith Comes By Hearing)
USA (MNN) -- They walk among us. They are the gadget junkies who are always
trading in their widget-things for the smallest, thinnest, fastest, latest
upgrade of a modern day Batman utility belt.
Yet, have you ever considered that ...