Veteran Missionary David Garcia: Mayans, Miracles, and Mount Sinai

David Garcia is no ordinary man. Actually, he is ordinary, but his tenac­ity and per­se­ver­ance make him extra­or­di­nary. I have seen him confront and overcome much adversity in the course of his ministry. I first met David in 1983 at King’s Way Missionary Institute in McAllen, Texas. He was already…

How Santa Got A Full Belly (It’s Not What You Think)

Little African girl

We spent our day in the interior finishing our home visits. We drove and drove and drove some more! We walked and walked and walked until we thought we were going to pass out! We realized we should have brought protein snacks with us and more water because of the distance and the hot African sun…

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…

The Deaf Hear

It was cold. We were above the Arctic Circle in Siberia holding evangelistic services. The Iron Curtain had fallen, and the Russian people were hungry to hear the good news of salvation. The night before we had preached to almost seven hundred people, and many had responded to the message. It was my privilege that morning to have been asked to speak at a deaf and mute colony of about twenty people. Knowing my words would be translated into Russian and then converted into sign language…

Letter from the mission field of Walter Fleming

By Walter Fleming, WIM Founder For the past six years, my “mission field” has been in my home office, writing and editing books and sermons. At first, I thought in terms of numbers—numbers of books written, printed, translated and numbers… Read More

New Roofs for Rainy Season

By Lydia Barnes (WIM Missionary 270) [MEXICO] “Maria” is a 20-year-old mom with a two-year old and twins on the way any day now. Her husband works all day in the avocado orchards to make only $10. He hasn’t… 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

This Miniature Japanese Home Hosts Church Growth

House packed full of people

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

My Wife is a Hero

back alley

By Ron Mouser [MEXICO] Recently, Ivonne rescued a woman who was being beat by her “husband” in the alley next to our house. He was threatening to kill the woman with a big rock when Ivonne rushed out… Read More

Sweet Strategy: 1,680+ Cinnamon Rolls Entirely Fund Mission Trip

Don’t ever say you can’t go on a mission trip for financial reasons—if you or your friends can bake, that is. Lara Hochstetler (WIM Missionary 276) funded her entire trip through the baking and selling of cinnamon rolls…. Read More