Tag: discipleship

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.

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.

Helping Missionaries Win the Battle

WIM is more than just another missions agency. It’s a
family. We will serve you, train you and care for you.

International Conference 2016

Over 80% of our missionaries attended the WIM International Conference this year in San Antonio, TX. Missionaries from different parts of the world such as Japan, Mexico, Africa, Ireland, and India, came together for 5 days to learn, worship, and be refreshed. It was like a huge family reunion echoing…

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…

Passing the Torch: Kids in Missions

Man telling Bible stories to crowd of captivated children

“Am I going to have to wait until I’m an old man to teach people about the Lord?” our nine year old son blurted out in frustration. Earlier, Caleb had overheard my wife and I discussing who would run her weekly bible class in the village during her absence… and he felt like it should be him. After all, I had just prayed with him the night before about God using him to minister to others. This was his opportunity…

Japanese Practice

Busy train station in Japan

“Maybe while reading this book, I will change my way of thinking,” said my contact with whom I’d been sharing the Gospel. We were reading through a book about God together for Japanese practice. I could tell that she was really drawn to the book, but I did not expect this kind of comment. Later that night, I met another contact who was teaching some students English. While the kids played…

Free Missions Classes Starting June 6

Are you in the Austin/San Antonio area? Come experience select sessions from our missions orientation program that is taking place next week, June 6-13, at WIM headquarters. Below are the available classes. Please RSVP below if you plan to attend…. Read More