Tag: discipleship

Helping Missionaries Win the Battle

WIM is more than just anoth­er mis­sions agen­cy. It’s a
fam­i­ly. We will serve you, train you and care for you.

International Conference 2016

Over 80% of our mis­sion­ar­ies attend­ed the WIM International Conference this year in San Antonio, TX. Missionaries from dif­fer­ent parts of the world such as Japan, Mexico, Africa, Ireland, and India, came togeth­er for 5 days to learn, wor­ship, and be refreshed. It was like a huge fam­i­ly reunion echo­ing…

Long-Term Fruit in the Dominican Republic

man speaking to congregation

In 1989, I began part­ner­ing with WIM Missionaries Jerry and Miok Morris in the Dominican Republic. They were church planters there for eight years. To assist in their work, they led teams of youth and adults on short-term mis­sion trips to do street cam­paigns com­plete with music, dra­mas, pup­pets and preach­ing. Over the course of 26 years, Jerry and I have…

Passing the Torch: Kids in Missions

Man telling Bible stories to crowd of captivated children

Am I going to have to wait until I’m an old man to teach peo­ple about the Lord?” our nine year old son blurt­ed out in frus­tra­tion. Earlier, Caleb had over­heard my wife and I dis­cussing who would run her week­ly bible class in the vil­lage dur­ing her absence… and he felt like it should be him. After all, I had just prayed with him the night before about God using him to min­is­ter to oth­ers. This was his oppor­tu­ni­ty…

Japanese Practice

Busy train station in Japan

Maybe while read­ing this book, I will change my way of think­ing,” said my con­tact with whom I’d been shar­ing the Gospel. We were read­ing through a book about God togeth­er for Japanese prac­tice. I could tell that she was real­ly drawn to the book, but I did not expect this kind of com­ment. Later that night, I met anoth­er con­tact who was teach­ing some stu­dents English. While the kids played…

Free Missions Classes Starting June 6

Are you in the Austin/San Antonio area? Come expe­ri­ence select ses­sions from our mis­sions ori­en­ta­tion pro­gram that is tak­ing place next week, June 6–13, at WIM head­quar­ters. Below are the avail­able class­es. Please RSVP below if you plan to attend.… Read More

Go and Make Disciples

By Ron Mouser “Please come and help us,” said the broth­er on the phone. He didn’t have to ask twice — he didn’t have to ask at all. I knew the Lord want­ed me to go before the phone call.… Read More

Husband and Father Transformed

Mexican man

By Chris Trueworthy (Missionary 259) Names in this true sto­ry have been changed for the sake of pri­va­cy. Mary came to church faith­ful­ly pray­ing for her fam­i­ly. Once in a while, her hus­band, Santiago, would come and may­be… Read More

Cross-Cultural Breakthrough in California

black pot cooking on fire outside

By Joshua Allen I’ve been build­ing rela­tion­ships with the Mixteco peo­ple in a town on the cen­tral coast of California. I told them about how we held a gift-giv­ing cer­e­mony for needy chil­dren dur­ing this past Christmas. We had pre­pared… Read More

3 Things to Look for in 2014

Sparklers

Holiday hus­tling and bustling may be in full swing, but now is an ide­al time to com­bat busy­ness long enough to reflect on the past year. What hap­pened in 2013? Where did you go? How have you changed?… Read More