Adults on Mission

Know God More: Know His Character

bible by the lake

Acts 17: 16–28 tells about Paul speaking to a group in Athens. He saw altars built to all kinds of gods.

A Vision for Southern Thailand

David Taylor discipling in Thailand

In rural Southern Thailand, among rubber tree farmers and fishermen, David and Pamela Taylor strive to share the gospel with a people hesitant to receive the life-changing good news.

Seek the Lost: Sharing the Rest of the Story

Brandton and Katie Wood

Most all of us are familiar with Jesus’ famous parables of the lost sheep, lost coin, and lost son recorded in Luke 15. Many of us also recall Paul Harvey’s entertaining The Rest of the Story commentaries that aired for decades on radio stations across the nation.

As we explore this month’s theme of Seek the Lost, let’s combine those 2 examples to consider how we can effectively seek and reach the non-Christian population around us in today’s world.

Missionary Spotlight Update: Week of Prayer for North American Missions

AAEO 2020 graphic

Southern Baptists traditionally set aside the first week of March to pray for and collect offerings for missionaries involved in church planting and compassion ministries across North America.

Missions Plan Book 2019-20 Teaching Materials

Group of Leaders

For multicultural congregations, small churches, and Adults on Mission, Missions Plan Book offers a full year of ministry ideas for your church’s growing involvement in missions.

How Can You Grow in Christlikeness?

Kerri Johnson with Graffiti 2 Works WorldCrafts artisans

What does it mean to grow in Christlikeness? The obvious answer is to continuously become more like Christ—in your attitudes and actions as well as in your interests and intents. Sounds like a daunting task, doesn’t it?

A Chaplain: “Being There” until the Last Breath

Chaplain David Carey and his family

“For me, God has taken away the sting of death,” says David Carey, a full-time hospice chaplain in Maine. “And because of that, I am able to minister to the spiritual needs of those who are terminally ill, along with their families.”

Missionary Spotlight Update: Nancy Potter*

Missionary Nancy Potter serves in Southeast Asia

Missionary Nancy Potter often sees God-sized miracles as she serves in Southeast Asia. “Oftentimes something that seems so simple becomes much more complicated on the mission field,” she says. An encounter with a female monkey she hoped would become a pet became the backdrop for a miracle.

Celebrating the Gift of God’s Grace and Second Chances

Margaret Roland portrait

When I contemplate God’s amazing grace, I am reminded of the Larnelle Harris song “God of the Second Chance,” which recalls how God made it possible for us to be born again through the saving work of Jesus.

Discovering and Practicing Your Spiritual Gifts

Trennis and Pam's RV

Many believers seem to struggle to identify what their specific spiritual gifts are—or even what qualifies biblically as a spiritual gift.

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