THANKS-GIVING

In classical antiquity, the cornucopia, also called the horn of plenty, was a symbol of abundance and nourishment. Originally it was a curved, hollow goat’s horn (or horn-shaped receptacle) overflowing with produce, flowers or nuts. We see them everywhere during the Thanksgiving season. They serve as a reminder of the stories of the first Thanksgiving – […]

A PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING FOR THE COLD AND BEATEN

I recently stumbled across a training video by a master craftsman in which he demonstrated making a powerful sword from raw steel. I learned that to forge steel, you put it in the fire. As soon as it is glowing fiercely from the heat, you take it out of the fire and immediately (while it […]

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR THE PERSECUTED CHURCH

According to at least one news agency, persecution of Christians is greater than at any other time in history. The top 5 countries where there is extreme persecution include North Korea, Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan, and Pakistan. However, there is significant persecution of Christians in other parts of the world as well. We should not be […]

CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR WP MISSIONARIES

Christmas is coming and your favorite missionary’s gift is on your mind. What should you send? How long will it take to get to them? How many miles can one gift travel? Well, World Partners would like to take care of these concerns for you. World Partners suggests sending monetary gifts to our overseas staff. Shipping items may be […]

World Partners Staff Raising Support

World Partners staff Joshua and Missy Saune and Jessica Boshaw have been approved as World Partners staff to Peru and Spain respectively and are currently raising support. They would love to share about their ministry with you individually, your small group, or your church. Joshua and Missy Saune’s desire is to strengthen the Quechua people […]

Pastor Appreciation Month

The Missionary Church is blessed with well over 1200 pastors, men and women, who have given themselves to the Lord by serving His local church. Many have given up other opportunities to pursue this call on their lives and it has likely been a sacrificial choice for them and their families. The leadership of the […]

WHERE IS YOUR PRAYER SUPPORT?

Many years ago one of my parents’ favorite pastors felt called to serve as a missionary to Brazil. For years we had regularly updated pictures and prayer cards from these missionaries and our family prayed for them. That missionary couple is now with the Lord but I still remember their prayer cards. Through the years […]

Update of World Partners Thailand Meetings

The World Partners meetings in Chiang Mai, Thailand, have concluded and all the attendees have returned to their respective countries and ministries of making disciples who make disciples. The meetings were attended by national church presidents and national church mission directors from fifteen countries during the World Partners International meeting. Then, fourteen Regional Strategy Coordinators […]

Mission Revolution Coming to Hope MC October, 7th

Hope Missionary Church (HMC) in Bluffton, IN has been in existence for over 50 years and has always had a strong missions focus.  In its early days, when the church was just a few hundred people, they did what they could to support 2-3 overseas missionaries.  It was always an encouragement when these missionary families […]