Small Beginnings

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

To the Wild Child (and the Church that doesn’t know what to do with them)

The world (and the Church) has never quite known what to do with you. Not quite fitting in the box, and not quite wanting to. The crazy one who fell in love with a wild, crazy, dangerous God.

What Missionaries Ought to Know about Laughter

The more you laugh, the better it is for you!

Recommended Reading: “Miraculous Movements,” by Jerry Trousdale

Miraculous Movement recounts an amazing change taking place within Muslim communities where the truth of Jesus Christ is turning around the lives of many Muslims from more than twenty people groups.

What is the 10/40 Window? (Infographic)

The term 10/40 window became popular in the early ‘90s as a way to describe the least reached part of the world. With more than 67% of the world’s population living in this region and most of the least evangelized countries and people groups of the world in this region, it should get our attention! There is a huge need for willing, tenacious, and tough gospel workers.

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

Orientation & Training Week 2018 was a success!

The past several days have been action-packed, full of learning (and FANTASTIC food), and fun here at WIM! Orientation and Training Week is always a blast, and this year did not disappoint.

Mission Trip Packing List

The task of packing for a mission trip, no matter the length of the trip, can sometimes seem overwhelming. This list will help you pack everything you will need without the stress.

Recommended Books for Missionaries

We encourage each missionary and trainee to read as many missions books as possible, especially those on this list and other books by these same authors. You may also find good missionary biographies or autobiographies in your church library.

Using Your Gifts and Talents in Missions

Everyone is blessed with unique spiritual gifts. Learn how to discover and use your gifts and talents for missions.