Tag: culture

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

Make a Global Impact No Matter Where you Are

Like a pebble dropped in a pond, even the smallest actions create a ripple effect with the potential to reach across the world.

Big Planet, Small World

The Cambridge Dictionary defines culture as, “the way of life of a particular people, esp. as shown in their ordinary behavior and habits, their attitudes toward each other, and their moral and religious beliefs.”

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

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