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