Tag: church planting

Goer or Sender? Find Your Role in God’s Plan

An exciting truth to learn as a world Christian is that each of us has a God-designated role in his global plan to reclaim the earth for His glory. How do we find our personal place in that plan? Where do you and I fit?

Recommended Reading: “Cross-Cultural Servanthood,” by Duane Elmer

WIM senior missionaries were recently asked the question, “From the perspective gained during your time on the field, what additional study materials or preparation would you like to have received during your training?”  One answer repeatedly surfaced. The single most-frequent response revealed a desire for greater understanding of how to live and work cross-culturally. With a goal of addressing this need, for the past several years WIM’s required reading for new missionaries includes the book, Cross-Cultural Servanthood, by Duane Elmer

6 Share-Worthy Bible Verses to Inspire and Encourage

Here are a few verses to brighten up your day. Jot them down or share them with your friends!

State of the World and Reaching the Unreached

In an article titled, State of the World and Finishing the Task, David Joannes, founder of Within Reach Global, explains the state of the world with regards to reaching the unreached.

Long-Term Fruit in the Dominican Republic

man speaking to congregation

In 1989, I began partnering with WIM Missionaries Jerry and Miok Morris in the Dominican Republic. They were church planters there for eight years. To assist in their work, they led teams of youth and adults on short-term mission trips to do street campaigns complete with music, dramas, puppets and preaching. Over the course of 26 years, Jerry and I have…

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…

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