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Recommended Reading: “When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself,” by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert

As missionaries who purposefully want to help the people we are called to serve, in what way could our helping them actually cause hurt?   This book’s authors tell how faulty assumptions about the root causes of poverty result in strategies that, rather than actually helping, often cause considerable harm to poor people and to those aspiring to help them.  It shows how effective helping takes more than just giving… Read More »Recommended Reading: “When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself,” by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert

July 2020 Orientation and Training Week

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This year’s Orientation and Training week looked a lot different from previous years, but it was still a success! We moved the date back from June to July and implemented several safety measures, including masks and social distancing, to ensure the health of all who participated. We had eleven participants, which is one of our largest classes in a while! We are blessed that they graced us with their presence… Read More »July 2020 Orientation and Training Week

Anthems of the Season

Have you ever had one of those songs that just seems to really say everything that you’re walking through at the time? You know…that one song that just sucker-punches you in your gut, and you just give it all to God every single time you hear it?

Small Beginnings

I learned some foundational values in Central Mexico as we walked through the fires of cross-cultural church planting.

Recommended Reading: “The Lost Art of Disciplemaking,” by Leroy Eims

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As Leroy Eims says, “Every believer in Jesus Christ deserves the opportunity of personal nurture and development”.  But so often, we are so busy with church programs that we neglect the process of effectively discipling leaders who can themselves disciple others into maturity and fruitfulness.