Girls in Action

Missions Education Is Still Relevant

I'm a GA leader because I love Girls in Action. Once a GA, always a GA. I love that I was a GA, that someone was willing to teach me, and that my church was willing to offer a program where I could learn about missionaries all around the world.

God’s call to missions leads Katie Wood back to New England to share the hope of Christ

Brandton Wood, lead pastor of Hope Church in Brunswick, Maine, speaks to the congregation during a Sunday morning worship service. He and his wife, Katie, launched the new congregation in 2017.

BRUNSWICK, MAINE—Sometimes accepting God’s call to missions means being willing to pack up your family and head back home. At least that was the case for Katie Upton Wood.

Raising Thankful Children

Thankful table

Growing up, most of us were taught to be thankful for what we had. For many of us, saying “thank you” was just as important as saying “excuse me” or “yes, ma’am.”

If you grew up in the South, that was especially true for you! But beyond saying the words themselves, how do we teach our children to be truly thankful people? It starts by modeling real thankfulness.

Encouraging the "Thanks" in Thanksgiving

I love this time of year. The leaves turn many shades of beautiful, people wrap themselves in comfortable sweaters, and something about the air feels different as it turns crisp and cool. The fall season sets itself apart in beauty and the promise of something new.

Let's Give Thanks . . .

This month, let's give thanks . . .

  • for missionaries celebrating birthdays this week. May God guide major decisions and touch important conversations in amazing ways.
     

Customizable for You

I have a problem. But it’s a good problem! You may know that I lead younger GAs at my church. We started the year strong, with 14 girls in attendance. And each subsequent week, we have added a few new girls to the group. Now don’t get me wrong—this is so exciting and thrills my soul!

Why I Lead GA: Another Leader Speaks Up

I’m a GA leader because I love GAs—once a GA, always a GA. I love that I was a GA and that someone was willing to teach me and that my church was willing to offer a program where I could learn about missionaries all around the world.

Missions leaders in Alabama congregation seek to nurture “world hearts” in GAs and RAs

For Girls in Action at First Baptist Church of Guntersville, Ala., learning about global missions from GA leader Rosalie Hunt is a definite perk. In fact, Rosalie literally wrote the book on the history of Woman’s Missionary Union.

Say Yes to Acteens, Challengers, and Youth on Mission!

Your role in helping sixth-graders transition smoothly from GA, RA, and CA to Acteens, Challengers, and Youth on Mission is an opportunity to prepare children for the next stage of their missions education journeys.

Reflections on what I’ve learned this month in GA (and Mission Friends and RA)

A few weeks ago, our Mission Friends leaders asked if I'd like to partner together to make s'mores as we studied about Barry and Amy Rager and their ministry in Indianapolis.

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