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Will God Keep Working Even When We Can’t Make Plans?

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The Pandemic seems to have frustrated a lot of missions strategy. What is God showing us?

All Christians are called to be involved in missions. Even though some planning is necessary, we are not expected to see the end result. We are expected to step out “with a true heart in full assurance of faith” (Hebrews 10:22), knowing that His plans are never thwarted. We trust in a God who has saved us, not by faith in a strategy, but by faith in Him!

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Two Weeks of Quarantine in Thailand | Returning to the Field in a Pandemic

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Since 1980 I have been able to secure a visa to Thailand with few issues. However, like scores of other missionaries, COVID-19 has thrown a wrench wrapped in red tape into our plans. But for me, Proverbs 16:9 aptly qualifies as my “Verse of the Year,” “The mind of a man plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.”Since 1980 I have been able to secure a visa to Thailand with few issues. However, like scores of other missionaries, COVID-19 has thrown a wrench wrapped in red tape into our plans. But for me, Proverbs 16:9 aptly qualifies as my “Verse of the Year,” “The mind of a man plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.”

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Search Me, Break Me, Send Me

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After attending Launch, OMF’s short term mission training program, and serving in East Asia for seven months, Dee had to return to the US early because of the pandemic. This is his story of God’s hand in the midst of challenging circumstances.