Missions Mosaic

Waiting on Neema in East Africa


Her name was Neema. Several Maasai warriors from her East African tribe approached Annie Tidenberg’s husband, Tim, asking for a lift to the nearest hospital, 1½ hours away. Neema had been bitten by a puff adder—whose venom rots the body’s skin.

Missionary Spotlight Update: Jeremy and Natalia Aylett


Jesus is being glorified and many are receiving salvation at Mission Trails Church in Mission Valley near San Diego, California. Jeremy Aylett describes what is currently happening at the church:

Unlearning to Learn in Ontario


“I like to talk. People like me are not very good listeners because we always have something to say, no matter the subject,” Alex Fleming shared.

Providing a Simple Message of Hope in South Asia


With little opportunity to plan big events or make any grand showing of her religious convictions, Christian worker Roberta Kinder* finds it not only easy but also necessary to simply serve the people of South Asia. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing, she said, because those she serves need a simple message of hope.

Meeting a Simple Need in Indianapolis


With close to 2 million people in the metro area, Indianapolis is the 11th most populated city in the country, its residents ever in pursuit of the American Dream. Despite its residents’ many successes, most have yet to understand their need for Christ.

Missionary Spotlight Update: Fue Chee Her


Although Fue Chee Her is now serving Gospel Hmong Baptist Church in metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota, his ministry journey began during his high school years. Here’s how he tells that story:

Missionary Spotlight Update: Guy and Elena Key


The digital clock on the Olympic website is winding down as the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, draws near. However, International Mission Board missionaries serving in the South American country are gearing up for the 16-day event as they join with volunteers to share Christ.

Making Connections in a Diverse Community


Josh and Becky Wyatt are making connections and building relationships in a diverse community in Parkway Boston. Their new church plant, Charles River Church, is located in one of Boston’s most underserved areas.

Following a Cross-Culture Calling


What do you think of when you think of Africa? Mud huts, cooking on an open fire, farmers working in their fields? This is exactly a picture of the rural setting where David and Heather Petro serve in Zambia. The couple serve as apprentice, or first-term, missionaries. They are focusing on learning their people group’s heart language so they can share the good news of God’s love.

Missionary Spotlight Update: David and Laura Moench


David and Laura Moench recently partnered with another local missionary couple, Patrick and Anna*, for an outreach event. Visual artists joined with musicians and speakers to share how God’s love has transformed their lives. At least 150 people attended the event—more than half were nonbelievers.

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Sharing the stories of nurses involved in missions is not a new occurrence for WMU®. After 30 years of active nursing practice and experience as a missionary nurse, I believe strongly in the valuable access to people and needs a nurse can provide for almost any missions setting. I especially love to tell the stories of nurses who paved the way for many of us today by their vision and commitment to bringing the healing touch of Jesus to those they served.

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