Tag: family

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…

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…

No Turning Back

You could have heard a pin drop after Sergio made the announcement. Some of the party guests appeared frozen with drinks raised half way to their gaping mouths, a few wept… but no one spoke. They were familiar faces to Sergio, family members and long time friends all gathered together to celebrate his high school graduation, yet he had felt uneasy about how they would respond to his words. Now we were all staring at him…

First Time in 19 Years: Indigenously Supported

Coliseum filled with children

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… 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

Saving lives…literally

pregnancy center schertz tx

Today brings more good news about what WIM missionaries are doing around the globe—in this case within 20 minutes of WIM headquarters. David and Shara Pierce (M262) have a deep commitment to the pro-life cause. Deep enough, in fact, that just… Read More

How Martin (and his family) came to Christ

beer cans

By Andrew Conrad (Missionary 126) Martin had been in and out of Alcoholics’ Anonymous most of his adult life.  When he was forty-five, he was diagnosed with a terminal case of liver cirrhosis and had less than a week… Read More

Our Missionary Children: The Real Loss of Childhood

Disturbed boy using computer

By Tony Bianchi, WIM Member Care I have always admired missionary children for their maturity and ability to talk to adults. However, some of our missionary children face adult issues and grow up mentally and emotionally too fast…. Read More

International Conference: We Are Family

For five days and four nights last week, over 80 WIM missionaries gathered from around the world in New Braunfels, TX, for the WIM International Conference. Although their locations and types of ministry vary greatly, they all had… Read More

A Bicycle for Juan

bicycle surrounded by children

By Ricky Oliver (Missionary 2235) My friend Juan asked if I could get him a bicycle that he could use to get to work. Juan and his wife have a beautiful family with beautiful smiles. When I gave… Read More