Missionary Minded

I Know Paul, but Who Are Phoebe, Prisca and Tychicus?

Name some people who stand out in Paul’s epistles. Barnabas and Timothy come quickly to mind for me. Like many missionaries today, these were familiar faces in the first-century church. But who stood behind them in their ministries? Turns out it was a lot more than three people. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Start on January 1

What missionary doesn’t feel the perpetual pressure of financial need? For most, raising support is an ongoing activity. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

New Year Is a Good Time to Review Old Practices

Missionary life is a steady parade of paradoxes. The start of a new year is an ideal time to review old but proven financial practices. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Not Going Home for the Holidays? What’s a Missionary to Do?

It takes some creativity, but you can make your home away from home feel like home. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Can You Balance Family and Ministry During the Christmas Season?

Life does get out of balance, especially during busy seasons of ministry. The lines between ministry and family can easily blur, especially for missionaries this time of year. How can you keep that blurring in check? [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Year-end Is the Ideal Time to Tell a Story

Telling a story early in December—via email, on social media or on your blog—gives people an opportunity to respond quickly and to more fully engage in this season of giving. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded