N95-COVID-19 Mask By Samuel Brittain FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) — COVID-19 has upended many plans. From vacations to graduations and everything in between, the global pandemic has left few events or lives intact. One group of people whom COVID-19 has profoundly impacted is missionaries. Many missionaries have had to shelter in place and quarantine in […]
International Mission Board trustees held the group’s first-ever virtual meeting May 13-14. RICHMOND, Va. (BP) — During a virtual meeting May 13-14, trustees of the International Mission Board approved the appointment of 59 new missionaries and received an update on the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic, which has contributed directly to a shortfall of […]
By Mary Alan It’s the little things, the mundane, that cause me to fail as a cross-cultural witness. On the other hand, the catastrophes and emergencies — these events are catalyzers for my witness: A colleague has been kidnapped. A believer is undergoing severe persecution. When these things happen, my husband and I call our […]
International Mission Board still adding missionaries, but at slower pace to give priority to rolling out pathway options, streamlining appointment process.
About 22 years ago my wife, Jan, and I sat in an A&W restaurant in Vancouver, British Columbia, sipping a root beer in a frosted mug and listening to one of the best storytellers of our lives. A few days later we had another opportunity as we sped through the city on the elevated public […]
CLAYTON — On a warm summer afternoon, a half-dozen young girls sit in a large swing, Bibles open. The silence is deafening as the only sound comes from waves gently lapping the shore of Camp Pinnacle Lake. The girls – and more than a dozen others from their cabin – are observing their quiet time […]
By Julie McGowan International Mission Board RICHMOND, VA— God is providing unprecedented opportunities to serve Him among the nations, and “with a degree in fibers, fabrics and handcrafted textiles, along with a desire to take the good news of Jesus to the ends of the earth, the Lord is allowing me to literally and figuratively […]