As Emily Armstrong headed to college at the age of 17, she was a perfectionist, wanted to be an adult, and desired to assert her independence. For her, the ultimate statement of such independence was joining the Bahá’i faith, a religion she believed would ensure perfect order in the world. A “perfect” faith for a perfectionist. But her Bahá’i faith actually revealed to her the impossibility of being perfect in herself, and how she ultimately converted to Christianity.
Bob and Edie Lafon are Assemblies of God missionaries and serve almost 3,000 different missionary teams around the world, providing technology, media, and communication consulting to free those missionary teams to declare the gospel. Joining their team through prayer and financial support would be one of the most strategic choices you could make for the cause of world missions because their influence, though it often takes place “behind the scenes,” is vast in its scope.
God has opened an incredible door of opportunity for David and Patti Thomas as they return to Ecuador to help resolve a crisis in ministerial formation and discipleship through David’s new role as the Dean of Ministry Formation of the Higher Institute for Pastoral Ministry in Guayaquil, Ecuador – the only accredited school of higher education for evangelical Christians in the country. Find out how you can be a part of their team.
In the book In Search of Persons of Peace, Dr. Carolyn Knight explores the biblical references to the person of peace concept and combines insights into these passages with biblical and historical stories of missionaries who encountered persons of peace in the people groups they were/are trying to reach with the gospel. Dr. Knight finishes with several practical tips on how to find and interact with persons of peace.
Matthew and Marsena Cunningham find themselves at the center of a strategic opportunity to serve the Lord in Edinburgh, Scotland. Read about their exciting work already in progress for the completion of the Great Commission in our generation and find out how you can join them in their innovative approach to planting a birthing church in this strategic city.
Dr. Heather Marten is a missionary pediatrician to the nation of Zambia in south-central Africa. As the director of both a local HIV clinic and a rural clinic, a participant in a mobile cervical cancer screening clinic, and the coordinator of a program focused on helping new missionaries discern who they might be involved in compassion ministries in Africa, she uses her knowledge and experience in pediatrics and tropical medicine to bring both spiritual and physical hope and healing to the Zambian people.