UNSUNG HEROES

According to Wiktionary, an unsung hero is “one who does great deeds but receives little or no recognition for them.” Often, these unsung heroes prefer to remain anonymous or to receive little attention or few accolades. They believe what they do is important, whether it is ever recognized or not.   Across the Missionary Church […]

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PRAY FOR YOUR PASTOR

As most of you know, the month of October is Clergy Appreciation Month, and the 2nd Sunday of October has been designated Pastor Appreciation Sunday. Through the years, churches have found many creative ways to bless their pastoral staff in order to express appreciation for their ministry.   In addition to tangible written and verbal […]

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR THE PERSECUTED CHURCH

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1   In John 15:20 Jesus tells His followers: “‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also.” From the time of Jesus, Christians in many parts of the world have experienced persecution because of their faith in Jesus. The severity of the persecution varies from boycotting […]

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The Return

NATIONAL AND GLOBAL DAY OF PRAYER AND REPENTANCE SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 ON THE NATIONAL MALL, THROUGHOUT AMERICA & THE WORLD Over the course of the past 5 or 6 months, there have been numerous calls to prayer, including our own Missionary Church call to prayer (mcusa.org/prayfirst/firstfridayfast/). This global COVID-19 pandemic, the racial tensions that have […]

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3rd ANNUAL PRAYER AWAKENING

Our 3rd annual Prayer Awakening is scheduled for September 21-22, 2020. Dave Butts, chairman of America’s National Prayer Committee, will be our speaker. There will be a total of five sessions spread over the two days. The three sessions on Monday will be at 10:00 AM, 2:00 PM, and 7:00 PM. There will then be […]

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MISSIONARY CHURCH CALL TO PRAYER

Perhaps because of all the changes that have taken place in the past several months due to COVID-19 and the impact on the ministries of the Church, I have been reflecting on my memories of “church” when I was growing up. What is interesting to me is that my most vivid and warmest memories are […]

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SEE YOU AT THE POLE

This could be one of the most challenging school years that students and school administrators have faced. If and when students are able to return to school, they will likely be faced with some form of social distancing and perhaps be required to wear some form of face covering. In many regions of the country, […]

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Some Biblical Reasons for Fasting

“When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show men they are fasting. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full. But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, so that it will not be obvious to […]

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More Prayer

One of the outcomes of a crisis is that people who have never prayed, or people who have not prayed in a long time, find themselves crying out to God. During this pandemic, there are many who have turned to seek help from God. People who have lost jobs or have been sick with the […]

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SEE YOU AT THE POLE

This could be one of the most challenging school years that students and school administrators have faced. If and when students are able to return to school, they will likely be faced with some form of social distancing and perhaps be required to wear some form of face covering. In many regions of the country, […]

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