Seeking and finding

A knock on the door, seeking and finding

August 19, 2017

The author and Abraham (left) visit for Yousif’s baptism. Photo courtesy of author   By Sarah K. I was home alone in my apartment when I heard a knock on the door. Schools were out early that day; a Middle Eastern teenage boy had come to visit me. “How do you have so much faith?” […]

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Don Clymer prepares for a seminar

Sharing the good news in Switzerland

August 16, 2017

Esther and Don Clymer (right) share coffee time with Swiss friends Walter and Regina. Photo courtesy of author   By Don Clymer “I took a walk one morning,” stated a woman to me as she was saying good-bye. “I asked Jesus to walk beside me…we spoke with each other. It was very therapeutic.” I had […]

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Aaron Kauffman

Lifestyle evangelism

August 12, 2017

“People don’t go to church on Sundays to support their pastors in their ministry. The pastor goes to church on Sunday to support the people in their ministry. And their ministry, the ministry that really counts as mission, is outside the walls of the church, in the world, being salt and light in the marketplace.” […]

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A family outing in South Asia

Sowing seeds of good news

August 9, 2017

Holy moments right here and now: mission workers and staff share fresh stories of gospel seeds being sown in the course of their everyday lives. “God, may you bring the fruit!”

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Mission Fund update 2017

Update 2: $70,000 remaining to meet Mission Fund goal

August 7, 2017

Please consider a generous gift to our Mission Fund before we close our fiscal year on August 31. As of August 18, we need $70,000 to reach our goal. Together, let’s extend the great chain of disciples who make disciples who make disciples.

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Grace reads a Bible story book

In word and with power

August 7, 2017

In a slum community in a large Asian city, Grace and Yugo have gained their community’s trust through deeds of love. Now they ask, “How do we proclaim the gospel holistically?”

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Loving our neighbors in jail

June 15, 2017

Jason Wagner, appointed to serve as chaplain at the Rockingham Regional Jail. Courtesy photo   By Jason Wagner I have seen firsthand the deep hunger for connection to God and loving fellowship that inmates have in the Rockingham Regional Jail. Since being appointed as a VMMissions worker to serve as jail chaplain, I have been […]

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Sarah Showalter

Call to Prayer: Praying Together

June 15, 2017

  By Sarah Showalter “The difference between success and failure is a great team.” —Dave Kerpen “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” —Michael Jordan “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” —Helen Keller “Teamwork is the secret that makes common people achieve uncommon results.” —Ifeanyi Onuoha “Sticks […]

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Teachers at Buenos Aires International Christian Academy in Argentina.

Becoming one: God’s purpose for community

June 12, 2017

Crystal Lehman (second from right) works with an international team of teachers who actively support each other to love and effectively educate the students at Buenos Aires International Christian Academy in Argentina. Photo courtesy of Crystal Lehman   By Crystal Lehman ​Missions has always played an important role in my life. I am, however, still […]

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Steve and Bethany’s Isaan friends help with evangelism efforts to share the Good News with other Isaan people over pizza at the Horst’s home in Bangkok. Photo by Steve Horst

Better together

May 31, 2017

Bethany and Steve desire to enhance their evangelism and discipleship ministry among Isaan migrant workers in Bangkok, Thailand, by again bringing a team together.   Steve and Bethany’s Isaan friends help with evangelism efforts to share the Good News with other Isaan people over pizza at the Horst’s home in Bangkok. Photo by Steve Horst […]

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