Category Archives: Missions

Missionary Stories with Don Richardson

Here is a link to a 54 minute audio message available free on iTunes. In 1962, Don and Carol Richardson, and baby Stephen, went into the jungles of what was then Dutch New Guinea to work among the stone-age Sawi people. The Sawi were … Continue reading

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Practical stuff: Skype security flaw in group chat

I stumbled upon this today and thought I’d share. This flaw may be fixed, I don’t know. It only affects group chat. http://www.forbes.com/sites/ianmorris/2014/08/14/skype-has-a-security-problem-with-leaking-chats/

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Coming ‘Home’: When Missionaries Come Off the Field

By Carla Williams They were so vulnerable and wounded, barely able to look me in the eye. They’d gone into missions directly after college, bright with hope and the thrill of obedience. With sincere love and determination, they’d adopted an … Continue reading

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Why don’t we get free?

This morning, after a fresh round of hearing about people’s lives…pain from past abuse, perpetual sins, emotional issues springing from both, complacency (settling for a mediocre “life in Christ”)…and the list could go on, the Holy Spirit brought this passage … Continue reading

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You and Your Calling, and God’s Expectations

Reading this morning in Genesis, it struck me again, but in a new and fresh way: God expects us to do battle for our calling. Yes, He does! There is a strange doctrine in the Church today. Maybe it’s only … Continue reading

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For New Missionaries: A tip to make transition to the field easier and less stessful

What you read below was the P.S. in a letter written to new missionaries. They are still in their home country, raising a ministry team of prayers and givers. We’ve been at this for 25 years – 25 years this … Continue reading

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The Power of the Cross of Jesus

“…one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:13 and 14 … Continue reading

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