Going Missional in Rural America

“We need to build relational capital. These guys need to enjoy gathering together. They need to love one another. They need to really practice the ‘one anothers’ that we see in Scripture. So, that was our primary goal for that fall season.” The groups took off and thrived.

Multiplication Through Service

We didn’t know it at the time but it turns out we were training our leaders right there. It was an opportunity for discipleship through serving we hadn’t anticipated, and we ended up serving 3,000 meals per day after that.

Love the Stranger

Once cleared by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the adult migrants the ministry serves arrive at a nearby bus station where they can catch a ride to their destination city. It is there that Navarro and his church greet the weary travelers.

David Mathis: Workers for Your Joy

“Christ gives leaders to his people for their joy, which turns the world’s paradigm and suspicions about leadership upside down.”
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Serving In the Gutters

Being a lay missionary is not always helping the ones you want to help but helping all those who have fallen short of the glory of the Lord.
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The Centrality of Communication in the Missionary Task

In their early years, should a team of missionaries focus less on language learning in order to provide humanitarian services to the poor?

This Year’s Best Cross-Cultural and Missional Books

Evaluated by Robert Gallagher, director and professor of intercultural studies at Wheaton College Graduate School.

Edward Smither: Christian Mission

A Concise Global History (Lexham Press)