9 Tips for a Great Newsletter

You’re on your way to writing a great newsletter! Below are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind as you sit down and write about your latest trips and experiences. Ministry vision tagline What is your… Read More

Steps to Prevent Missionary Burnout

Woman carrying a heavy load of grass in Nepal

By Mary Ann Bianchi, WIM Member Care Reality check When you hear the expression, “The straw that broke the camel’s back,” what do you think of? What meaning does that hold for you? A camel is designed to… Read More

Keys to Missionary Funding and Creative Giving

One challenging but essential aspect of full-time missions is fundraising. I have been gleaning from two resources that provide insight and encouragement in this area. The first is a condensed version of The God Ask written by Steve Shadrach.

3 Things to Look for in 2014

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Holiday hustling and bustling may be in full swing, but now is an ideal time to combat busyness long enough to reflect on the past year. What happened in 2013? Where did you go? How have you changed?… 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

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

How to Survive on the Mission Field: Rewards and Challenges

people of different cultures

“We’ve given up everything to follow you. What will we get?” This was Peter’s question to Jesus in Matthew 19:27-29 NLT. From scripture we know that the original apostles will sit with Jesus judging the twelve tribes of… Read More

How to Survive on the Mission Field: A Sustainable Lifestyle

Sustainable lifestyle

In my last blog, I discussed the “camping-out” mentality that has caused many good missionaries to fail in the plans God had for them. Camping out is not a sustainable lifestyle. From WIM’s perspective, it is true that missionaries could… Read More

How to Survive on the Mission Field: Camping Out

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After you have prayed and found the will of God on where you are to serve, we want you to succeed. So the next question is how are you going to succeed? I believe it is important that… Read More

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Email

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Email is such a normal part of the average person’s life that we tend to forget about its strategic value. As a missionary, you may be staying busy trying to keep up with the most cutting-edge methods of… Read More