10 Ways to Do Valentine’s Day Differently This Year

Wouldn’t it be a nice change to shift the focus of Valentine’s Day from ourselves to look up at the […]

by John Gilman Jan 31
New Member Classes: Starting off on the Right Foot

The process of getting a new member educated about your church, the theology and doctrine you adhere to, and how […]

by Marvin Owen Jan 24
12 Great Ways to Give This Holiday Season

The Christmas season is all about giving. Hopefully, as we consider the wonder of the gift of the Christ child, […]

by John Gilman Dec 20
Leaning In During Challenging Times

The non-profit organization I work for does excellent work in hard areas of the world.  We have excellent leadership who […]

by Jennifer Byrd Nov 27
Finding Funds for Your Ministry in 5 Easy Steps

Whether you’re a pastor, a church leader, or heading a para-church organization, we as leaders all rely on the generosity […]

by Rachel Ankers Nov 26
Seasons and the Power of Gratitude

Recently the city and community where I live experienced a tragedy, that had ripple effects and impacted many, if not […]

by Jennifer Byrd Nov 1
The Power of Your Story

It is always exciting and inspiring to hear stories of someone sharing the Gospel with a neighbor, coworker, or even […]

by Steve Kriter Oct 23
How to Survive the Foods of the World

I love food.  I love to cook food; I love to buy food; I love to eat food.  I love […]

by Jennifer Byrd Oct 18
Finding Sabbath Rest on Overseas Assignments

Sabbath rest is a crucial part of anyone’s overall spiritual development and holistic wellness.  As church leaders, we spend a […]

by Jennifer Byrd Sep 4
5 Tips for Staying Fit and Healthy in the Mission Field

As church leaders, we often send our people to serve overseas.  It is a joy to send them and we […]

by Marvin Owen Aug 31
Communicating Your Ministry Ideals to Family Members

When my husband and I first moved overseas to begin our work as full time Christian ministers, a lot of […]

by Rachel Ankers Aug 16
The Value of an Inter-Generational Church

Our churches are filled with all kinds of people from every walk of life.  Young and old, God has gifted […]

by Rachel Ankers Aug 9