PRAYER FOR SCHOOLS

In just a few weeks students will be headed back to school. How will you prepare them for the social and spiritual challenges they will face? Whether you are a parent, pastor, youth leader, or Sunday school teacher you know that students’ faith is regularly challenged and the social pressures are huge. Our schools are […]

Financial Help Needed

Financial support enables missionaries to plan more effectively while helping you, their ministry partner, plan your giving on a regular basis. Your financial support is crucial in helping our missionaries succeed in growing disciples worldwide. Make an eternal difference, give today! The following staff members are currently in the U.S. for home ministry assignment and need to raise […]

A TALE OF TWO TREES

Our human history began in a real place on earth—a geographic space that we call the Garden of Eden. The Hebrew word that we translate garden means a “guarded” or “protected” place. The word referred to a place about which you cared enough to enclose or protect in some way. I suppose we could just […]

Prayer for Camps

Summer is the time for family camps, children’s camps, youth camps and conferences. The Missionary Church has a rich history of “camp meetings.” Thousands of lives have been impacted through these extended times away from the routines of life. One of my personal memories of camp goes to Ludlow Falls, Ohio. Before the evening service, […]

ARE YOU BLIND TO THE MOST LOYAL PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE?

During my first visit to Asia, I spent a couple of weeks in Southwest China… in an area that never sees Westerners. When we would walk around a corner, the people who looked at us would LITERALLY jump back and stare at us, open-mouthed. They would walk up and look us up and down. They […]

TEACH THE CHILDREN TO PRAY!

I was reminded recently of what is frequently referred to as “The Shema.” Shema Yisrael (hear, O Israel) are the first two words of a section of the Torah. The Shema is the title of a prayer that serves as a centerpiece of the morning and evening Jewish prayer services. It is the words of Deuteronomy […]

Hurricane Maria Brings the Missionary Church Body Together

Last fall the small Caribbean island of Puerto Rico was ravaged by Maria, a category 5 hurricane.  The storm claimed the lives of 115 people in the region and caused more than $91 billion in damages.  Included in those numbers were the congregations of the forty two churches of the Missionary Church Puerto Rico District.  […]

FOR THOSE WHO HAVE LOST THEIR ENERGY IN MINISTRY AND IN LIFE

I’ve been reading a book recently by an author who is widely considered a leadership genius. He is obviously not a Christian by the illustrations that he uses, but he has made a stunning revelation … stunning to him, anyway! He has been studying the most influential leaders on earth, and he has come to […]

Do Churches Need Security Teams?

By Raul Rivera, Start Church How do we keep our churches safe in a world where evil exists? After recent strings of mass shootings, including the mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas last fall, many pastors are asking what steps they should take to make their churches safe. The truth of the […]

GLOBAL DAY OF PRAYER – MAY 20

The Global Day of Prayer is the largest coordinated prayer event in history. It was started in 2000 by a South African businessman in Johannesburg and quickly spread; firstly across the nation, then going globally. It currently mobilizes every nation on the earth, involving approximately 250 million believers in a coordinated world-wide prayer event on […]