Serving Those Who Serve

Ever since COVID-19 hit, our ministry leaders have been working tirelessly to meet the needs of those suffering the most. Graduates Rechita & Lalitha are two such leaders who have been pouring themselves out for their neighbors in India. Yet, they are not exempt from...

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Serving those who serve

Christianity: A Global Religion

Did you know that today in 2020, 67% of all Christians are non-Western? Now more than ever, Christianity is a global religion. Not only is Christianity a global religion, but 47% of the world’s missionaries are now sent out from the non-Western world. I have...

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World Christianity

God and the Pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic was ramping up a couple months ago, I read N.T. Wright’s excellent work, God and the Pandemic. During these confusing, fearful, and uncertain times, his thoughtful & balanced approach provides much needed encouragement and perspective. In his book, Wright encourages us...

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God and the Pandemic

Thank You, Minnesota!

I’ve been in the beautiful North Star state with men and women who love golf—and who are passionate about the work we do at Global Action. The numbers aren’t all in, but Barry Fluth and his team estimate that they raised about $40,000 to help...

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Thank you Minnesota

The Multiplication Effect

When 66-year old Kamalamma lost her job as a maid due to the pandemic, she felt hopeless. She and her disabled husband relied entirely on her meager income for survival. But then one day a Global Action-trained leader came to her with a food package...

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Multiplication Effect

Missional DNA

One of the blessings of being a Christ follower is the joy of serving alongside our global family. Over the last year, I’ve had the privilege of partnering with an incredible Costa Rican pastor named Roy Soto to write our new curriculum on The Church,...

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Missional DNA

Welcome a New Team Member

The church has always adopted the use of modern innovation to spread the gospel. In the early church, apostles and missionaries carried the gospel around the world using newly-constructed Roman Roads. In the Early Modern period, the printing press was used to launch a Reformation....

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Lexie Clay

No Closed Countries

More than 30 years ago, the missiologist Ralph Winter wrote a piece on the “myth of closed countries.” Winter, who passed away in 2009, was a well-traveled academic with a strong commitment to spreading the gospel worldwide. Winter suggested that the expression “closed country” was...

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No closed countries

Closed Borders, Open Doors

As missionaries in Guatemala, my wife Cherry and I have personally witnessed the intense needs arising from this pandemic. With borders closed and many foreign missionaries pulled from their fields, it would be easy to fear that doors to the Gospel are closing. But that...

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Open Doors in Guatemala

Hope in Cuba

It is hard for my wife and me to hear the regular reports from Cuba about how difficult life is becoming for our people, where it’s nearly impossible to find even basic staples. But I thank God for the privilege of partnering with the people...

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Hope in Cuba
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