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What Gifts Do You See in Others?

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“You have a teaching gift. Don’t ever let anyone take that away from you.” These words, shared by seasoned missionaries I worked with, respected, and deeply trusted were spoken over me as I finished my year as an intern at a mission center and prepared to dive into the unknown realm of seminary.

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.

Sharing Christ: The Highest Priority

Oscar Burns leads training

Missionaries have it so easy. I could lead people to Christ all the time if I was paid to do it.

Has that thought ever crossed your mind? The idea that if only you didn’t have so much on your plate you had to do, it would free you up to do real ministry.

Preparing Tomorrow's Missionaries

Take a moment and think about two children in two very different mission settings:

Extreme Classroom Makeover: Mission Friends Edition

Have you ever felt like you were drowning in “stuff” in your Mission Friends classroom? Maybe the counter is covered with important stuff like…

How to Say “WMU Appreciates You” to Your Missions Leaders

woman's hands with a thank-you note

“I thank my God every time I remember you.” That’s how Paul began his letter to the church at Philippi. It’s a good model to follow when it comes to your church’s missions leaders. And as Paul did, let them know you appreciate them.

God is working through WMU ministries

National Correspondents

Friday evening, I had the opportunity to visit in the home of our national correspondents, Trennis and Pam Henderson. Currently their home is parked in Lewisville, Texas. In 2018, they retired early and sold their 2,300 square home and moved into a 200 square feet RV.

Nurturing Growth in Faith

I understood at a very young age that God could not be seen with our eyes. Sometime between the ages of 4 and 7, my Sunday School teacher asked the class to draw a picture of God. I was a compliant child and drew the picture, but I remember thinking, “no one can see God.”

Resolve to Grow in Your Gifts

young woman tossing glitter into the air

It’s that time of year again when we begin to think of resolutions, reflecting on the past year and where we want to grow and change.

Show Grace to the Lost

woman in front of a world map holding a For God So Loved the World sign

My body was boiling with anger. How could she behave like that? I was not the one at fault here! I wanted validation for giving full vent to my anger. My frustration with this stranger further escalated the culture shock I was experiencing.

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