It was September 1987 and it was time to stop working graveyard shift. I needed to change to a day job so I wasn’t always trying to turn my internal clock around working part-time nights, always feeling sick, and never able to enjoy my four children. As the Director of GMI, Wayne Schoonover needed a … More What Is Ministry?
We asked Steve Sherman, missionary to Tanzania, what it takes to be a missionary, as a topic for yet another post in our Vision 2023 Series. We are grateful for his response and hope you take the time to read what he shares with us below: I think that any answer should start with spiritual … More What Does It Take?
I have been a missionary for nearly 15 years. But that wasn’t where I began. In fact I think most people in full time ministry, whether in their home country or another country, began in small ways. To be in full time ministry you must first learn to be faithful in the little things. Moreover … More How Most of Us Began This Journey-By Brook Seekins
The other day I conducted an experiment with Siri, where I asked her to tell me the gospel. I was curious what her response would be and if someone who was curious about the gospel would get the correct answer from her. Her answer: “I am not permitted to tell you that.” Disappointed, I tried … More What Siri Won’t Tell You – By: Zach Kemper
Many years ago I remember attending a missionary conference where the theme was “What is That in Your Hand?” This was taken from Exodus 4 where Moses is being sent by God to return to Egypt to help lead the Israelites out. He asks God, “What if they don’t believe me?” God’s response is, “What … More “What is That in Your Hand?” – By Lynn Caraway, Tanzania