We have gotten used to a world with an ever-expanding population. For years we have heard people raise the alarm about too many people inhabiting a planet with fewer and fewer resources. Also many have responded to the millions of new inhabitants by launching ministry for children and youth. But with a closing window, what does the future hold? Explore our latest infographic.
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What is Buddhism? What do Buddhists really believe? What are the largest Buddhist people groups? How are Buddhists responding to the Gospel around the world? Why should you care about Buddhists coming to faith in Christ? These questions are not easy ones to answer. This Missiographic will give you some insight.
Whether you are utilizing the web to mobilize others into mission or using the web to find opportunities, it is helpful to think about what is working and what needs to be strengthened. How do these strengths and weaknesses of mission web sites fit with your experience online?
Certain milestones deserve taking a moment to stop and remember. That is true of the 50th Anniversary of EMQ (Evangelical Missions Quarterly), one of the key publications resourcing missionary practitioners around the globe. Learn about some of the key missions issues covered over 50 years and also get a glimpse of how much has happened globally during this time.
Do you know what Scriptures people are searching for? It is an important question. Whether they are preparing a Bible study, seeking comfort or exploring the Bible for the first time, the verses they go to say a lot about their spiritual search and help us understand their struggles.
It isn’t easy to mobilize and launch a missionary into cross-cultural service. So once they get there, the name of the game is long-term retention. But in today’s fast-paced, ever-changing world that is easier said than done. Take a look at some of the key data that provides insight into effective retention of missionary workers.
We live in a world of great inequality. Issues such as poverty, race and gender raise their heads everywhere and cause untold harm and destruction. On International Women’s Day (commemorated on March 8), we have the opportunity to consider the challenges women face and also identify the glimmers of light we are seeing in this dark world.
What is your first reaction when the Middle East is mentioned on the news or in conversation? Many of us around the world donÕt know what to think of the great struggles and tragedies going on in this part of the world. In the face of persecution, violence, joblessness, inequality and political instability, the first response of a believer should be prayer.
As we commemorate World Water Day we can all agree that life needs water. But who’s water is it? Explore the dynamics of access, conservation and pollution and then consider that the water we all need might just belong to the Creator of that precious resource.
Research information, no matter how accurate or extensive, can never be the “silver bullet” to complete the mission task, but ignorance is never an advantage. Thank God for these amazingly researched resources, pray for those who continue to refine them, and use them so you know where you should go and what to do when you get there.