Single Women on the Mission Field

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Amy Carmichael, Gladys Alward, Lottie Moon and Mary Slessor—these are just a few missionaries of long ago whose stories continue to challenge and motivate us today—particularly single women who aspire to follow in their footsteps. Statistics show that there is still a strong presence of singles on the mission field, with a surprisingly high number […]

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The Perspectives Course Has Framed My Work As An Associate Pastor

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Several years ago a friend of mine who had been a missionary in Thailand, and was running a YWAM school, twisted my youth pastor arm enough for me to attend a course he was hosting. I relented, partly to get him of my back and partly to make him feel better for all the work he had put into […]

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Exciting Changes to Missions Fest 2017

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We are making some exciting changes to Missions Fest 2017 that we believe will help the church become more meaningfully engaged in Christ’s mission. One-Stage We have observed a couple of things about our General Session which raises two questions. First, the session relies heavily on the speakers to communicate the theme and its message. […]

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Hospitality as a Gateway to Mission

Hospitality is at the heart of mission. It is extending to others God’s welcome to us.  This is the hospitality that Jesus calls for and it’s not always easy. Like in Jesus’ time we find it easier to extend hospitality to people we like. Most birthday parties, for example, are filled with people whose presence […]

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