Missions

What You and Your Missionary Have in Common

18 July 2017 Devotional and Bible

As we listened to and talked to many short term missionaries over the summer, I was reminded again of the fact that we are all in this together, and that we all have the same challenge to face. Sure, we all have different lives, but it’s the hard thing that we all have to do […]

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A Month of Short Term Teams Ends!

11 July 2017 Ministry glimpses

We have reached the end of a month filled with short term teams! How can I sum it all up? Impossible. I did show you a few photos from the Mt. Calvary Team’s first few days. I also wrote a bit more about their trip and the upcoming team here. You actually saw a video […]

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The Good Shepherd – “The Ninety and Nine”

19 June 2017 Missions

Christ’s love for the lost was celebrated in the old song The Ninety and Nine, written by a loving sister in the hope that her brother had been saved before his death. It was put to music after her death by the famous musician Ira D. Sankey. It seems like many songs celebrate what we […]

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A Month of Short Term Teams (and how to pray)

9 June 2017 Missions

Today 28 people will be arriving in Ixtapaluca, to be involved in the ministry here. This will begin a month of short-term MANIA, featuring 3 different teams. The first team to come is from Mt Calvary Church in Elizabethtown, PA, Rod‘s home area. This church sent a team last year (pictured below doing an evangelistic […]

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The Sower

22 March 2017 Ministry glimpses

Earlier this month I preached on the parable of the sower, from Mark 4:1-23. I’ve been reflecting quite a bit on the parable, and its implications in ministry. As a part of the message I gave everyone four cards, one representing each of the four types of soil – on the path, rocky, thorny, and […]

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Remembering George Cowan

16 February 2017 Mexico

Dr. George Cowan, pioneering Canadian missionary to Mexico and former president of Wycliffe Bible Translators International (now called Wycliffe Global Alliance), passed away this past Saturday at the age of 100. Dr. Cowan was born in Kelwood, Manitoba in 1916. In 1942, he went to serve in Mexico, where he met his wife, Florence Hansen. […]

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