Looking for a good guide to thrive on the field? Here it is!
New place. New people. New challenges. How can you flourish as a missionary? One key is finding the right resources to help you make the transition. And now a whole lot of them are available in once place online. [read more]
New Year’s Resolutions for Your Money? It’s a Good Idea!
Does it seem odd to think about making financial New Year’s resolutions? Turns out it’s a more common practice than you’d expect. According to a recent survey by Fidelity Investments, a third of Americans do it. Strangely, that number is down from 43 percent just four years ago. And according to several financial experts, that’s not a good sign. [read more]
Part 2: Getting Ready for Christmas
Christmas is the time of year when people in many parts of the world, even people who don’t believe the Christmas story, are aware of it. When he was asked to cite the greatest commandment, Jesus made clear that loving people is the primary tactic for leading them to him. [read more]
Review. It’s a Great Way to Renew
Many of us do so with resolute determination, hence New Year’s resolutions. But before you gaze over the 2018 horizon, here’s an idea. Look back on the year gone by and ask a few questions. [read more]
Getting Ready for Christmas, Part 1
Have you done a heart check lately? You know, taken a read on why you do what you do and how you’re feeling about it these days? The weeks leading up to Christmas are an ideal time to take stock and make adjustments. Why? Because of all the seasons of the year, this is the one when much of the world is aware of Jesus--the reason you do what you do. [read more]
How to Write a Compelling Christmas Letter
December is the month when people expect to receive Christmas letters. And we’ve all gotten some of those long, boring ones that perpetuate the negative Christmas letter stereotype. Don’t let that stop you from writing a Christmas letter this year. A well-written one is a powerful way to show and tell your donors why their support is so important. Here are some ideas to get you started. [read more]