A missionary’s life on the field is a journey, but there always has to be a starting point.
In ministry, some changes caused by the pandemic will remain, and that can be a good thing.
How would a mid-career physician find “light for the next step” at the Global Mission Health Conference (GMHC)?
Having been adopted from China when I was young, I had a particular interest in the Asian population. I didn’t realize, however, that God would use a medical missions conference to fulfill my desire to serve others working in East Asia.
What Causes Missionaries to Leave the Field? It is no secret that missionary attrition is a huge problem. Granted, some attrition is for good reasons (like retirement after many decades …
Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints. This Precious Saint, Ann, is now rejoicing in the presence of Jesus Christ and, while we grieve her loss, we do not do so as those without hope. We who know Jesus as our Lord and Savior can rest assured that her absence is only temporary, until we reunite with her and Jesus for all eternity.
“Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful,” (Colossians 4:2).
One of the universal similarities I have discovered is an innate drive for purpose beyond just survival. The Lord desires for each of us to find that God given internal drive for purpose.
Many OMF workers in East Asia are stretched as they carry responsibilities in addition to their primary ministry focus, particularly at this time when borders are closed and travel is restricted.
At the beginning of 2020, I felt a sudden explosion of God’s call on my heart for missions, but the call was followed by the agonizing word, “wait”. However, one phrase kept peering its head in my direction: “be faithful in the present”.