Thank You for Investing in the Life-Changing Kindness of Jesus Christ

December 3, 2021

Christmas is about kindness, God’s kindness toward us in Jesus Christ. In a world where kindness is in short supply, this is good news. We are invited to throw off the shackles of sin and receive the new life only Jesus can bring. Thank you for helping us share this kindness of God through a gift to the Mission Fund and meeting our year-end goal of $160,000.

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Worker profile: Lydia Musselman

December 3, 2021

In addition to the many ways that they share life with each other at 264 OSH, Lydia also leads discipleship groups, weekly prayer on the campuses of EMU and JMU, and Bible studies with women from both universities, nurturing cross-cultural connection and watering their souls with the living water.

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Call to Prayer: Lord, Teach Us to Pray!

December 3, 2021

“In God’s kingdom we are born anew to multiply, and Luke’s gospel has been teaching us that multiplication is preceded by prayer,” Lizzette Hernandez writes. “So in response to the Spirit’s invitation, we have been meeting once a month for the last year to pray. As we’ve come together, God has done new things.”

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Moving Towards Multiplication

December 2, 2021

“Moving towards multiplication takes time, energy and patient trust in the One who makes the harvest,” Mike Metzler writes. “Yet multiplication is also simple. J.R. Briggs, a church planter who is ministering near my hometown in Lansdale, Pa., caught my attention with this statement: ‘All of us are missionaries disguised as good neighbors.’ His words resonate with me.”

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Engage. Establish. Equip. Empower.

December 2, 2021

As a discipler with Every Nation Campus and partner in mentoring a number of VMMissions tranSend interns, Carlin Kreider uses four principles:

  1. Every person is valuable to God.
  2. Every church, campus ministry, and small group can grow.
  3. Every minister should prepare others to minister.
  4. Every disciple should make disciples.
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God’s Arithmetic

December 2, 2021

Life Enrichment Church (LEC), a network of house churches in a forgotten rural corner of Thailand, was planted with the vision of multiplication in the late 1990s. How might God reach this impoverished, minimally educated corner of the country? Those first pioneer missionaries mounted their motorcycles, braving heat and dust – or monsoons and mud – to spread seed broadly, looking for the few who would respond.

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A Call to Shkodër

December 2, 2021

“We must make disciples for the kingdom of God,” Rafael Tartari writes. “We are not setting goals for our own convenience, according to our own agenda. This is not something we choose to do. It is something for which God has chosen us!”

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VMMissions Launches ‘A Church of Many Cultures’ Campaign

November 6, 2021

Watch the full video highlighting the ‘A Church of Many Cultures’ campaign. Consider joining this vision!

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Giving Tuesday―Thank You For Helping Us Mobilize and Multiply

November 1, 2021

We exceeded our goal of $8,000 for Giving Tuesday, with a total of over $8,500! Thank you for releasing your gifts to the Lord, trusting that he will multiply them through the work of Virginia Mennonite Missions.

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Elio Milazzo: A Man Whose Voice Mattered

October 29, 2021

Within the Italian Mennonite world, there are few who would not recognize the powerful voice of Elio Milazzo, who for years was producer and voice of Parole di Vita, a radio broadcast sponsored by Italian Mennonites in partnership with Mennonites in North America, including VMMissions. The Italian Mennonite Church grieves his recent passing on August 29.

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