Worth Considering…

I hope you are excited about the “Start Here” resources included in our May 2017 issue of Postings. Many churches are sending their teams across the country to participate in one of these high-impact programs. However, you will also want to introduce your congregation to diaspora groups in your own commun ...

Posted May 25th, 2017, 4:28 pm By Ellen Livingood
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  Unless your church sends workers with one of the few agencies that fully supports missionaries from pooled denominational funds, you will need to take steps to conquer the support-raising barrier in order to recruit global workers. You can focus on the teamwork concept and debunk the myth that raising ...

Posted April 25th, 2017, 5:06 pm By Ellen Livingood
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Missionary stories are one of my earliest church memories. Our children’s church teacher, Mrs. Reitman, would tell us exciting accounts of missionaries like Hudson Taylor and Amy Carmichael. Each week the story would build to a climax, and then she would stop and inform us wide-eyed children that we had to ...

Posted March 30th, 2017, 6:24 pm By Ellen Livingood
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Catalyst’s February 2017 issue of Postings addresses five impasses where church missions efforts can get “stuck.” Don’t miss the practical suggestions and the stories of four churches that have successfully gotten their missions program moving again. Want another way to get fresh ide ...

Posted February 24th, 2017, 3:20 pm By Ellen Livingood
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Social media and in-person discussions have burned hot after President Trump halted the entrance of refugees from certain places. The differing perspectives have had the potential to divide believers at a time when we need instead to be focused on great opportunities. Here are 10 things you can do right no ...

Posted February 3rd, 2017, 4:53 pm By Ellen Livingood
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