Tag: communication

9 Tips for a Great Newsletter

You’re on your way to writ­ing a great newslet­ter! Below are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind as you sit down and write about your lat­est trips and expe­ri­ences. Ministry vision tagline What is your… Read More

Keys to Missionary Funding and Creative Giving

One chal­leng­ing but essen­tial aspect of full-time mis­sions is fundrais­ing. I have been glean­ing from two resources that pro­vide insight and encour­age­ment in this area. The first is a con­densed ver­sion of The God Ask writ­ten by Steve Shadrach.

Kingdom Perspective (WIM Core Values, Part 4 of 5)

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By Andrew Conrad I was in Belize City on a short-term trip in 2008 when I had an inter­est­ing expe­ri­ence. I was enjoy­ing some time down­town close to the ocean when a bus pulled into a pub­lic square… Read More

Committed Relationships (WIM Core Values, 1 of 5)

By Chuck Hall Two things I heard again and again dur­ing our 2013 inter­na­tion­al con­fer­ence were “WIM is fam­i­ly,” and, “Good rela­tion­ships are key to a suc­cess­ful min­istry.”  As a core val­ue of World Indigenous Missions, com­mit­ted rela­tion­ships… Read More

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Email

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Email is such a nor­mal part of the aver­age person’s life that we tend to for­get about its strate­gic val­ue. As a mis­sion­ary, you may be stay­ing busy try­ing to keep up with the most cut­ting-edge meth­ods of… Read More

Don’t Use the Pony Express to Mail Your Prayer Letter

Communication has changed dras­ti­cal­ly. The thought of a horse and rid­er deliv­er­ing my per­son­al mes­sages seems like a thing of the ancient past, but in real­i­ty, it was only 150 years ago that peo­ple in the Wild West were using the Pony Express. I have to admit, the Pony Express sounds roman­tic, but I’m very glad to have Google Chat instead (one sec­ond vs. ten days). This is a per­fect exam­ple, albeit an extreme one, of just how dra­mat­i­cal­ly things have