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Partnering with native missionaries to reach the remaining unreached...‘til all hear.
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

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

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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no longer slaves anm thrive women's ministry

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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when the leader died, who would continue the ministry?

When the Leader Died, Who Would Continue the Ministry?

  “No!” screamed Mrs. S.B. Debnath as she stood in a puddle of amniotic fluid. She was only seven months…

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evacuees in Marawi, Philippines

Filipinos Face ISIS in Marawi

Christians on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines are caught in a war. By Bo Barredo The headlines read…

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God chose an unlikely man to plant the next church in Samar Island, Philippines

God Chooses an Unlikely Candidate in the Philippines

  Nestor was supposed to go to work in the rice fields. The second child of seven, he should have…

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church tilts south

The Church Tilts South: May 2017 Podcast Episode

As the church in the northern hemisphere declines, the church in the southern hemisphere continues to grow. By Joel Maas…

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