With the increased movement of people around the world, it’s becoming more and more likely that students in academic classrooms or church groups will have lived in more than one country during their lifetimes.
Jesus’ final command to his disciples in the Bible was to “go and make disciples of all nations” (Matthew 28:19). As believers, we are called to spread God’s word throughout the world—whether that is just outside our door or across the globe. Use this collection of Bible verses to discuss the call to missions in your conversations, sermons, worship, work, and service.
A well-planned missionary visit can make a big difference in how your church views missions. Here are some tips to plan a successful missionary visit:
The following list of mission emphasis themes is meant to help you choose a topic or message that you want to build a mission emphasis event/service around. The theme can influence the choice of music, sermons, and decorations.
“From beginning to end, fund-raising is grounded in prayer and undertaken in gratitude...Gratitude flows from the recognition that who we are and what we have are gifts to be received and shared.” -- Henri Nouwen
Fundraising is as much a participation in ministry as it is a necessity to support ministry. When we invite others to give, we are asking them to invest themselves and their resources in God’s mission to expand his Kingdom and grow His church. Here are some practical ways to help fundraise for your ministry.