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Missionary Prayer Calendar

May 20
California: Teresa Chow, Caleb Soch
Florida: Annie Pucciarelli

Christmas in August: Students

Ornaments in Sand

Through Christmas in August you can directly help a North American missionary with items needed for ministry and outreach.

Get Real: Parenting Millennials Requires Authenticity and Vulnerability

Parenting Millennials

A godly woman once shared, “Laura, you will always love your children more than your parents.” I was startled and a bit horrified by that statement back then but have come to understand it as I’ve grown older.

What is Postmodernism? Bridging the Gap

Postmodernism is a growing mind-set in our society. Just what is postmodernism? It’s a collection of beliefs whereby a person subscribes to universal acceptance, tolerance, and open-mindedness in all things.

Acteens Celebrates 50 Years of Missions Discipleship for Girls

Acteens from Eastern Hills Baptist Church

This year, WMU celebrates the 50th anniversary of Acteens, the missions education group for girls in grades 7–12. To kick off the celebration, WMU will bring together former Acteens to reflect on the past and look to the future on Friday, June 7.

I Didn’t Mean to Be an Acteen. Confessions of an Honorary Acteen.

I didn’t mean to be an Acteen. I mean, how detrimental to your “social standing” as a middle school guy in the youth group than to be associated with an all-girl organization?

Exercising Willpower to Follow Jesus When I’d Rather…

When I am tired after a long day of work, I would really like to curl up in front of the TV with some chips and salsa. At the same time, I know I should take a walk, fold some laundry, and fix a healthy dinner. I want to sit back and relax. That is my will. I also want to be healthy, but at the moment I would like to wait until tomorrow.

Working with Refugees, Stage 1 Continued: Build Trust

Faith-based work with refugees is grounded in prayer and direction from God. Moving into ministry to refugees includes an awareness of many different aspects of culture, correct assessment of their needs, and the willingness to forge solid relationships.

Teaching Girls to Pray Scripture

Praying Scripture can be as simple as reading a Scripture passage and rephrasing it as a prayer.

Sacrificing Cherished Belongings and Accolades

Several years ago on a trip to Baltimore, I had a Nigerian taxi driver tell me something I hope to never forget: “When you come to America and look around, you see what so many men and women died for.” He talked about the freedoms we have that he had never imagined experiencing.

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