By Chuck Hall, WIM President Mary Nell and I recently returned from Lapu-Lapu, Philippines. The city was named after the first Filipino hero, the native chieftain Lapu-Lapu, who in 1521, defeated the Spanish troops and killed their Portuguese leader, Ferdinand Magellan. I had always considered Magellan a hero, but it is a matter of perspective. Mary […]
By Janine Alvarado [JAPAN] One of our big decisions was which cell group to attend because that is where we will be focusing a lot of our energy. After visiting a few, we prayed about it and decided to join this group. We were somehow able to serve up lunch for a large group in our […]
By Ron Mouser [MEXICO] Recently, Ivonne rescued a woman who was being beat by her “husband” in the alley next to our house. He was threatening to kill the woman with a big rock when Ivonne rushed out and began shouting at him. While the man was distracted, we were able to rush the woman […]
Don’t ever say you can’t go on a mission trip for financial reasons—if you or your friends can bake, that is. Lara Hochstetler (WIM Missionary 276) funded her entire trip through the baking and selling of cinnamon rolls. She is a third-year student at the Bethel School of Ministry in Redding, CA, and was invited […]
Testimony from a WIM missionary choosing to stay anonymous for safety reasons: We made it home to Mexico, safe and sound, just as we prayed. There was one hitch at the border when the cartel stopped us for a bribe for safe passage. I told them who I was and that if I gave them God’s […]
By Tony & Mary Ann Bianchi WIM Member Care is excited to announce the very first, soon-be-established, WIM regional Member Care base in Málaga, Spain! After jumping through many international hoops for what seemed like forever, Dick and Sue Steward have just been granted their residence visa for Spain. They should be on their way […]
Tim and Jenni Jarvis visited some of the neediest widows in their area bringing them encouragement from the Word and a bag of groceries. One widow they visited gave her life to Christ. In her better health, she had been attending a local church that taught a prosperity gospel. To her, being a Christian meant that she should […]
By Ron Mouser “We can’t have a holy church service in front of a government building with all of our unbelieving neighbors standing around watching us,” some church members had responded upon hearing my plans for the outreach. But that is exactly what we did. It was not a “normal” service. The Global Encounters team […]
By Roberto Krisztal We are preparing to have our annual event to reach 2,500 Bolivian kids through songs, dances and a wonderful drama. This year, we have a new strategy. For the past 19 years, Children’s Club Bolivia has covered the costs for the annual outreaches. However, God laid it on my heart that, because this […]
Missions is learned by doing. We believe it is best discovered in the context of cross-cultural ministry rather than in a stuffy classroom.
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