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One Great Tool to Explain the Gospel in Real Life

Missionaries working in countries where there is no printed gospel available in the heart language of the people use a method called storying to present the gospel message. Story sets help create bridges and address barriers to the gospel.

The Kindness Factor and Kingdom Impact

The gentleman was a little surprised as I smiled and greeted him as we crossed paths through a revolving door at a major convention hotel.  So surprised in fact, that he immediately turned around and followed me back into the lobby of the hotel and asked, “...

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Hearing the Truth at Last

Imagine this: You’re sitting on a worn, wooden bench of a tiny church in a rural community. The pastor speaks, and your ears tune in to hear a life… but there is a disconnect. Confused, you begin scanning the pages of your precious Bible; but to your dismay...

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The Tree of Life and Worship!

We recently sent a team to South Asia to teach about using the arts to reach out to communities. Participants from a previous workshop worked together with the American team to facilitate this year’s training. The group stayed in a beautiful area full of ru...

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The Trust Factor and the Good News

When you hear news reports, or when someone tells you something, how do you know if it’s true or not?  How much confidence can you have in the source of information you receive every day?  These are pretty important questions, and in some cases, could be a ...

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Lazarus

Lazarous, a missionary with OM Zambia partnering with Davar Partners, describes his vision for using Audio Bibles and storytelling to minister to the people in Makululu.

An Open Door Opens Hearts

God works in many ways to reveal his love for people – through acts of kindness, a word timely spoken, and truth from the Bible. One Christian Lenthomi woman could never have imagined where an unexpected visit from a neighbor in need would lead.

Worth and Value in the Kingdom of God

In many parts of the world, women and children are not seen at the same level in society as men.  Actually, a number of regions where Living Water International has operations, children are not given names until they’re one or two years old. 

Waves of Hope to Central Asia

In countries in Central Asia where the church is subject to persecution and government pressure, TWR is using radio transmissions to encourage believers and spread the Good News.

From Commission to Completion

A recent Barna group study found that 51% of churchgoers are not familiar with the term “Great Commission.” Hold on a second… what?!

Orality Missiology: The Discovery Factor and Life Encounters

A study conducted several years ago showed that almost every Christ follower acknowledged that a priority in their lives should be sharing their faith, communicating the Gospel and advancing the Kingdom of God. 

Forbidden Words Over the Air Bring Salvation

As college classmates in northeastern Africa, Beza and Naomi spent a lot of time together studying and enjoying each other’s company. Their abiding friendship helped save Beza’s life – physically and spiritually.

Equipping Little Musicians

SAT-7's Persian children’s series Little Musician is teaching young Persian-speakers how to play a musical instrument. Some of these young viewers may go on to lead Persian-speaking believers in worship in Iran and beyond.

Where do we start when the world is so big?

The Great Commission sometimes seems just a little too... great: 7.6 billion people, 7 continents, 7000 languages, 17,000 people groups. Jesus must be made known in all those languages. I do not know where to begin.

Orality Missiology: The Organic Factor and the Gospel

Organic anything seems to be a preference for many these days.  Go into almost any grocery store and you’ll probably find an organic section or department.  The definition of organic is related to or derived from living matter or living organisms.  It also ...

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Speaking Hope to the World

In a Middle Eastern room shuttered to the outside world, around a village campfire in southern Africa, on a crowded bus in eastern Europe, TWR reaches out to individuals every day to tell them how they can be more than conquerors through Christ.

Is It Time to Declutter the Great Commission?

Started by a Japanese woman, a recent viral movement is spreading rapidly. All over the world, people are growing more and more enthusiastic—to declutter. More and more, I’m thinking the global mission community should take Kondo’s advice about decluttering...

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God Speaks My Language

World Mission works closely with a network of national partners who speak the language and are working to create relationships within the indigenous communities where they minister.

Orality Missiology: The Memory Factor

We often say that the Kingdom of God is based on relationships.  Of course, our relationship with the Lord is the first and foremost relationship.  When we are in a right relationship with our Heavenly Father, the Creator God of the Universe, it makes it po...

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Understanding the Remaining Mission Task

Have you wondered which peoples are still waiting to hear about Jesus for the first time? This illustrated video can help.

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