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)

compass

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