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…

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

She Gave All She Had

houses in the mountains

By Lydia Barnes (WIM Missionary 270) [MEXICO] Where we live, there are wood­en hous­es called tro­jes built with wood­en beams and steep roofs. There are dusty streets, more hors­es than cars, women in ankle-length skirts, long braid­ed hair,… 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

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

Servant Leadership (WIM Core Values, Part 5 of 5)


By Chris Briles The sto­ry of King Rehoboam in I Kings 12 is an excel­lent exam­ple of what a ser­vant leader does not look like.  In con­sult­ing with the elders who had served Rehoboam’s father, King Solomon, they… Read More

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

thick metal chain

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

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

People jumping on beach during sunset

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

Indigenous Principles (WIM Core Values, 2 of 5)

By Dale Pugh One of the dis­tinc­tive char­ac­ter­is­tics of World Indigenous Missions is its focus on mak­ing church­es “indige­nous.”  This focus is based on the bib­li­cal man­date in 2 Timothy 2:2 which says, “And the things that you… 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