Josiah Harling Growing up, I always associated missions with my great grandfather. I didn’t know much about him, but I knew he and his wife moved to Nigeria in the early 1900’s, and he wore a tie while wandering through the African bush. I simply couldn’t understand (still can’t) why anyone would wear a tie […]
Matthew 14 is a pretty wild chapter of the New Testament. Jesus is grieving the death of John the Baptist, but even in his grief he manages to feed 5000 new friends dinner on a hill side from a couple fish and a few loaves of bread. The disciples helped, and picked up baskets of […]
Moses had a shepherds’ staff in his hand – an ordinary, but valuable wooden stick. Nothing spectacular. That staff represented his life and livelihood. For 40 years, Moses had wandered in the wilderness herding sheep and protecting them from predators. From the burning bush, God commanded Moses to “throw it down.” When he did as […]
So… you feel called to serve God in the places where Jesus is least known. Awesome! You’ve got a pretty good idea as to what God wants you to do. Great! But… where does he want you to do it? What mission agency does he want you to serve with? How do you decide?