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children's ministry in mongolia

Children’s Ministry: Sometimes God Uses His Youngest Disciples

By Joel Maas In the Gospel of Matthew people brought little children to Jesus so he could “put his hands…

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“If I ask my Lord Jesus, He will do it.” Prem Pradhan in Nepal

We’re republishing this as part of our 25th anniversary series featuring favorite stories from our archives. This story by Pastor Harold…

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treasures for the kingdom

One of Many Treasures for the Kingdom

So often people ask, “What is Advancing Native Missions? What do you do?” To explain, let me tell you about…

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alex mitala in Uganda

A Peacemaker: Alex Mitala in Uganda

“The pearl of Africa”—that’s how Winston Churchill once described it. Set upon a high plateau embracing the deep blue waters…

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heroes together

Heroes Together

Twenty years ago, Lian, a native missionary leader and a very close friend, took me to a leper village. While…

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gordon shira

The Reverend C. Gordon Shira: 1925–2017

Godly men are easier to admire than to define. They simply do the right thing at the right time—seldom conscious…

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No Longer a Prostitute

  Every woman in Kimisagara is ready for a new hairdo today. That’s the story at Mary Josee’s Salon anyway,…

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Responding in Marawi

Before dawn 18 volunteers awoke in a 2-bedroom house in the Filipino city of Marawi. Two prepared breakfast, two packed…

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these children are on their way from brokenness to wholeness

“We Need to Do Something About That Child”

No roads lead to Panjang. This collection of tiny bamboo houses with thatched roofs hides behind dense trees and grasses…

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Thrive International

  While praying for Liberia and Honduras I heard a whisper in my spirit, “They have tears you know not…

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