Tag: Missions

9 Things to Pray for Missionaries

Missionaries are like spiritual miners. They dive deep into spiritual darkness, armed with the tools of the Gospel, and unearth those who are ready to believe in Jesus Christ. Their job is made a little easier when they have partners back home holding the ropes for them in prayer. The first step is choosing who to pray for. Pick one or […]

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How to Pray for Missionaries

In his book True Community, Jerry Bridges offers the following account: William Carey of England, who has been called “the father of modern missions,” went to India in 1793. At that time, there were no organized missionary societies, but as Carey prayed over the needs of an unreached world, God laid India on his heart. At a […]

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Helen Roseveare (Heroes of the Faith)

Heroes of the faith are all around us — if we know where to look. Many are simply unknown to the world-at-large as they quietly struggle through a lifetime of isolation and hardship. But many others have written of their journeys and shared the ways God has divinely shaped their paths to fit His perfect […]

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Focus on Intercession: Christian Missions

Did you know that you can be a missionary from the comfort of your own home? That you can be a missionary, no matter what you do or where you live? At the end of Christ’s earthly ministry, just before He ascended into heaven, He left his disciples with a very singular command [Matthew 28:19-20]: […]

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Missionaries are People Too

When was the last time you prayed for a missionary, all on your own? Not at church or prayer meeting, or because someone asked you to right then and there, but completely on your own? I think a lot of us neglect to pray for missionaries because we forget one very important thing about them: […]

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