"About 20 percent of what we receive in the shipments is not fit to be sold to our clients. The items are damaged, stained or not in good condition." "Twenty percent?" I repeated, disbelieving. "Yes, and it cost $5,000 to get the shipment through customs."
The Myanmar church is rapidly expanding with the same church multiplication that follows the spread of Myanmar Christians around the world. Theological education is needed everywhere, in their own language.
A Myanmar congregation in Indianapolis asked if they could use the nearby Nazarene church building for worship. Now the two pastors and their congregations are partnering in various ways.
When 12-year-old Manoj developed a skin disease, the school expelled him and his community rejected him. He was confined to a room 4 months. Until Mary came, and asked him, "Are you willing to be healed?"
Los misioneros Don y Carol Richardson no estaban logrando progresar al compartir el evangelio con una tribu de Nueva Guinea. Entonces, ellos pudieron ver al jefe de la tribu hacer las paces con una tribu enemiga al entregarles su hijo infante.
Missionaries Don and Carol Richardson were making no progress sharing the gospel with a tribe in New Guinea. Then, they watched the tribal chief make peace with an enemy tribe by giving them his infant son.
When Romelia Rodriguez and her grandson donated land for a new church in Sabana de Torres, Colombia, their generosity enabled Pastor Gina Milena Chavez and her husband to fulfill their call to become pastors.
The children who attend the Kombinat, Albania, child development center come from broken families. Although they may be neglected at home or by society, in the church, every child knows she is important -- and loved.
Several missionary leaders have argued that New-Testament-style churches should have local leaders, be financed locally, and be doing effective evangelism, discipleship and church planting on their own.