The least of these

Matthew 25:37–40 (NIV) 37 “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? 38 When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? 39 When did we see you sick or in …

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Stressed from Core to Cosmos: Article Review

"Ministry is a hazardous occupation! To be in ministry is a 'high calling' and a grave responsibility--and therein lie much of the stress and struggle which makes it so hazardous. Anyone who chooses a role in ministry across cultures compounds the hazards almost geometrically." So begins an article by Lawrence and Lois Dodds entitled "Stressed …

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How do we define success as missionaries?

A question that we discuss at length during every Member Orientation is "How do you define success for yourself as a missionary?"   As disciples of Christ, who have been called and sent out to make disciples of others, we can only consider ourselves successful if we believe that we have accomplished what our Master …

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Understanding our youngest missionaries

At our last Directors' Council, we looked at how we can better incorporate the generation called "Millennials" or Generation Y (those born between 1980 and 2000) into our mission. Dr. Jim Raymo, assistant professor at Northwestern College, and former US Director for WEC International presented his research on this topic. For us Boomers, this generation …

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