Tag: gospel

State of the World and Reaching the Unreached

In an article titled, State of the World and Finishing the Task, David Joannes, founder of Within Reach Global, explains the state of the world with regards to reaching the unreached.

Long-Term Fruit in the Dominican Republic

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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…

This Miniature Japanese Home Hosts Church Growth

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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… Read More

The Majority of this Town Attended a Gospel Outreach

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…. Read More

Husband and Father Transformed

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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

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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

How Martin (and his family) came to Christ

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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

Mentoring & Discipleship (WIM Core Values, 3 of 5)

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By Jerry Morris “Go and make disciples” was the last command Jesus gave to His disciples. Making disciples is a command not an option. In many circles and churches today, the picture of discipleship has changed from how it… Read More

The Everlasting Gospel or Plan B?

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An author I read recently was emphasizing the importance of having an alternate plan in case the original plan failed. He called it “Plan B.” That is good advice. We all experience failure. No matter how well we… Read More

How to Survive on the Mission Field: Going with the Culture

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You must embrace the culture to which you are called. Embracing the culture will allow you to contextualize the gospel.Paul did this with the Greeks he met on Mars Hill when he made mention of the statue to… Read More