Tag Archives: Missionary

Spain church overcomes cultural barriers


“Jorge credits his church’s comparative success in reaching the Spanish to two things: the members don’t perceive one another as immigrants or natives but simply as brothers and sisters, and the congregation has taken an active concern in building intentional … Continue reading

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Missionary profile: Brian and Jill Tibbs


Brian and Jill Tibbs are missionaries in South America, having served in Arequipa, Peru, for five years. They are relocating to Quito, Ecuador, in March 2014. Brian is director of Extreme Nazarene Ministries, a ministry that partners with the South … Continue reading

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Doing Missions Well: Francis’ Incarnational Ministry


“…Incarnational ministry means saying with Paul:  “I no longer live, but Christ lives in me” (Galatians 2:20).”   Read More

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The first and the last


“…The Riggins had previously worked at Kudjip Hospital in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea, Tim’s birthplace. But more than that, Tim had been the first baby registered in the then new hospital still under construction while Noah Riggins, … Continue reading

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Doing Missions Well: Paul Orjala and Indigenization


“…Indigenization in a church, in community development or even in the world of commerce means local people taking something from outside their culture and making it truly their own…”   Read More

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Heart of God: Hope


“…Sadly, through the centuries, believers have not always been passionate or bold going across “the farthest seas” to declare the Good News.  It’s almost as if we have found a cure for cancer but feel no urgency to tell those … Continue reading

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Ask the Missionary: How do you sense God’s call?


“Question: How have you been able to sense God’s call throughout your missionary work? — Josiah Mosley”   Read More

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Freda


7 months ago Freda was laying on a stretcher in a MAF plane as Dr. Bill and Mr. David (anesthesia) took turns squeezing a bag to breath air into her lungs.  Read More

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From Erin Meier at Kudjip, PNG – A new missionary family


The Peterson family arrived last week.  Stephanie, Adam and their 4 little girls. Read More

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From Zambia to Oklahoma City: Global drives local


Never particularly interested in missions, long-time attendee Mike Duke joined Oklahoma City First Church’s 2008 mission trip to complete construction of a Nazarene church building in Zambia.  The experience ignited something in him that became contagious to his whole church.   … Continue reading

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