Like so many missionaries in closed countries, Aaron and Beth’s* daily lives look different from those of traditional church planters in other parts of the world. The challenges are monumental, and the work can seem to progress at a slow pace. But their consistent effort and creative approach are steadily making inroads into their community.
One small team of Cedarville students plans to serve more than 90 different people groups within the span of six days. How?
During a short-term mission trip to Haiti, high schooler Ally saw for the first time a beautiful display of international ministry where teams were empowering others with sustainable models for physical and spiritual success. She saw people helping others learn to help themselves.
Over 70% of people in the world today are oral learners. That’s over five billion people who prefer to receive information via spoken stories or verbal dialogue. So, what does this mean for global workers who use primarily written-based methods to disciple or evangelize?
Cross-cultural learning is not solely a Global Missions activity. It’s a relational investment that’s valuable in several different contexts.
Coming this January in Ohio, a team of specialists will be conducting a 3-day Trauma Care seminar for those interested in learning how to better serve those in crisis.
Though the genocide and civil wars of the last century have wounded the people and progress of Cambodia, there is hope in the next generation. Battambang, Cambodia’s second largest city, is a beautiful example of this, with its small-town friendliness and the smiles of its many children.
Since 1939, Women of Grace USA has encouraged women to grow in their relationship with Christ and actively engage in the mission of God. Women of Grace USA has influenced many people in their history. However, after having several gatherings in English in the past, the Board of Directors came to realize a gap in their reach for the future.
In every culture, the power of storytelling echoes profoundly in the cavern of the human experience. Stories work their way into our hearts, and the truth they contain can be bolder, sweeter, and more transforming when delivered in a way that captures our imagination. Understanding this, Jesus himself taught in parables. That’s why, when Encompass Global Worker Ralph Justiniano asked, “Lord, help me reach the Japanese people with the gospel,” he was not surprised that storytelling was a part of the answer he received.