This article was originally published for Support Raising Solutions by Doug Christensen. Being fully funded means more than just being at full monthly support. It also means having healthy and appropriate reserves. Why do we need a buffer, also known as reserves? Living paycheck to paycheck is stressful for families. Missionaries in cross-cultural and other settings . . . read more
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Introduction My husband and I worked for sixteen years as church planters in rural South America. The church was based out of our home, as was his veterinary ministry, and I home-schooled the kids there as well. We truly lived and worked together in every area of life. Then we made a move to the . . . read more
This article was originally published for Support Raising Solutions by DeNail Sparks. I was riding with my local campus minister and good friend “Mark” as he raced through traffic to beat the clock and pay his debts “just in time.” It was during this particular excursion that Mark inquired about my plausible future as a full-time . . . read more
This article was originally published for Support Raising Solutions by Aaron Babyar. “Hey (potential ministry partner), I am excited about my new role with XYZ ministry! I’d love to get together with you soon to share my vision, budget goals, and how God is using this ministry to change lives. Could we maybe grab coffee next Thursday morning?” . . . read more
By David Cross When we look at the Great Commission of Matthew 28.19-20 which starts, “Going, therefore, make disciples” (author’s translation), we should think of making disciples while doing all of the other things the people of God do like creation care, blessing, justice, righteousness, humility, mercy, freedom, care for widows and orphans, and even . . . read more
Why do we prioritize the unreached? Don’t the people in Dallas need missionaries as much as the ones in Djibouti? Here’s an explanation that you can use with people who don’t get a lot of missionary jargon.
By David Cross What is the mission of God’s people? That’s easy, right? After all, this is Missio Nexus where mission is part of the name! Some would say that there is a difference between the overarching mission of God’s people (i.e. the purpose of the people of God in the world) and the specific . . . read more
By David Cross In the first article in this four part series, I shared how Scripture models the Intrinsic Value view of work. Your work has meaning in and of itself and models God’s creative work of bringing order out of chaos. In this article, we look at an extension of that principle, namely, the . . . read more
Can we use the Internet to reach everyone and finish the Great Commission?
By David Cross Perhaps it is a strange question, but a similar question could be asked about the opposite end of the timeline. Were Adam and Eve placed on earth to experience blissful sloth? I’ve heard many times that work is a result of the Fall. To be sure, the Fall had an impact on . . . read more