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Changing understanding of "the missionary" in Mesoamerica

by David Campos on 10/04/2011 By  on Oct 5, 2011 During a recent conversation with a teenage girl, she said something to me about the concept of what a “missionary” is that captured my attention. She told me, “I thought that...

Who is a missionary?

by Samantha Chambo on 09/20/2011 I said yes to God’s call to join His mission at the age of 10, after listening to a mission story in Sunday school. Since then I believed I was a missionary. I testified and preached at every...

Mission, missions, missional?

by Shawna Songer Gaines on 09/01/2011 Several years ago, I went to Tecate, Mexico, for a missions trip. One day the local pastor’s family made us an amazing lunch: carne asada tacos. The basic elements are tortillas, carne asada-style...

The Church as Missionary: Biblical Foundations

by Howard Culbertson on 08/23/2011 If you were to ask people attending a service of your church this week for a list of Bible passages having to do with world mission, how many verses would be on their lists?The first missionary...

Why words matter

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 08/23/2011 Communication is a tricky, sticky thing. If you’ve ever had a conflict or misunderstanding with a friend, parent or spouse, you know this is true.The art of communication – the expression of thoughts...

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