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5 Healthy Boundaries in Ministry

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Few jobs bring more satisfaction than serving others in ministries that bring glory to God. Words of advice from experienced leaders can empower those who are just getting started in those ministries.

Joy Bolton, retiring Kentucky WMU executive director, learned passion for missions “at my dining room table”

Joy Bolton fell in love with missions early in life. Recalling that “my mother and dad were passionate about missions,” she noted, “I often say I learned missions at my dining room table.”

Keep Calm and Carry On

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When Dee walked into the meeting room where we were going over our plans for a large event, we could tell something was wrong. She was late (she was never late), and her face was a display of confusion and uncertainty.

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Connect with Others to Be a More Effective Leader

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The technology we have today is wonderful, isn’t it? When I enter Starbucks, I immediately connect with the wireless system. My car is equipped to sync with my phone so I can retrieve my contact list and make calls.

Show Love to MKs Transitioning to College in the US

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Throughout the summer, many International Mission Board workers will send their kids back to the United States to start college.

You Can’t Do It That Way!

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I found myself in a new leadership position. The ball was rolling downhill—rapidly—and I was trying to catch up!

The Best-Laid Plans

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God has a plan and a purpose for each of His followers. We each have a mission while here on earth.

Unshakable Pursuit: Read All about It

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We pursue many things in life: Friendships and acceptance. Freedom in the form of a driver’s license or a high school diploma. Higher education or technical training. Financial security with a job that pays well and provides benefits. Hobbies that feed our passions.

“Siri, What Is an Association?”

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During my 18 years as director of missions, the world of handheld technology has exploded. On my cell phone or newest tablet, I can talk to this pleasant person named Siri or Alexa and get a fast response to the question, what is a Baptist association?

Nobody Tells Me Anything!

How did you learn to use makeup? Did you wake up one morning knowing how to make a quilt? What about playing a musical instrument? Did that come to you out of nowhere?

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