Over 43,000 children and teenagers in Tsukuba, Japan — raised in an honor-shame culture — are desperately in need of hope. Who will tell them of Jesus and His love? Who will tell them of the sun of righteousness who rises with healing in his wings? Josh and Erin McCoin, Assemblies of God missionary associates, have answered God’s call! Learn how God has uniquely qualified them to reach children and youth in Japan for Jesus!
These profiles tell the stories of ordinary people who have made a decision to live in allegiance to Jesus their King and dedicate themselves to making Him known among those who have yet to hear the good news of HIs love.
We want people who read these profiles to see themselves in the stories and say to themselves, "That could be me. I could do that."
Beauty For Ashes
Poverty, sadness, captivity, mourning, grieving, ashes, and despair were not the end of the story in the lives of Assemblies of God missionaries Kelly and Jenni Conrady. And because of God’s work in their lives and because of His call, those words are not the end of the story for the Garifuna people of Honduras. Read how Jenni and Kelly are uniquely prepared to take the good news of Jesus to the Garifuna and how you can join their team.
I Don’t Want to Sit on the Sidelines
Zechariah Cunningham wants to spend his life to spread the glory of Jesus to the nations and contest the outcome of a battle for the souls of the men, women, and children of Tanna Island. As an Assemblies of God missionary associate, Zechariah Cunningham’s experience in youth ministry, water well drilling, and construction make him a perfect fit for the missionary team on the island of Tanna in Vanuatu.
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Let The Children Come To Me
Mike and Kari Ness are Assemblies of God missionaries in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. For over 20 years, they have answered God’s call to embrace and bless the children of Africa, to take them into their arms and lead them into God’s blessing, inviting them to relationship with Him. Their vision is to work in partnership with national churches to reach Africa’s next generation, one child at a time.
Planting Churches Where There Is No Hope
The nation of North Macedonia has historically been characterized by poverty, unemployment, and war, and as a result, hopelessness is no stranger to North Macedonian society. Abortion, drug abuse, suicide, and human trafficking are just some of the evils which unfortunately fill the vacuum. But Assemblies of God missionaries Tim and Elle Bentley are bringing hope by introducing Macedonian communities to an authentic relationship with Jesus.
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It Is a Blessing to Give Up Your All to Obey Jesus!
When she gave her heart to the Lord at the age of twenty, Tamara Henkes told Him she would give Him her all and that has been the focus of her life ever since. As she likes to put it, she is “all in” for Jesus. That means being willing to step out and do things that are out of her comfort zone, that she may not feel equipped to do. Now, she is being stretched to make disciples in a land where roughly .05% (not five percent, but 5/100 of one percent) of the population is evangelical.
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How to Join 3,000 Missionary Teams Around The World!
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.
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God’s Plan for a Crisis in Ecuador
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.