Category Archives: Global Missions

Looking for Mission-Minded Volunteers for Dark Areas

I found this chart very interesting. Adventists as a percentage of the population for every county in the US. Gray means we have no presence and dark green means we have almost no presence. We still have a big mission … Continue reading

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Can a pandemic shut down soul winning?

Can a pandemic shut down soul winning? Of course not!  Pastor John Bradshaw and the It Is Written team were ready to launch Hope Awakens, a city-wide evangelistic series in Indianapolis, Indiana this spring as part of the preparation for … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? … Pray to Jesus for Bold Goals

Is it okay to pray for goals you could never accomplish in your entire lifetime? Is it okay to pray for goals that you don’t have the money to pay for? Is it okay to pray for goals that have … Continue reading

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4 Biblical Models of Discipleship

There’s a lot of talk about “Discipleship” in Christianity these days. (See for example Ministry Magazine April 2019 issue.)  After all, Jesus’ last  command was to “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the … Continue reading

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Start Something New to Win Souls

Have you ever tried to do something for Jesus but it never seemed to work out? You tried to start a Bible study or small group or mission trip or church plant but it went nowhere? Perhaps the Lord is … Continue reading

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Soul Winning Quiz

Soul Winning is an act of faith based on trust in the Lord of the harvest and a willingness to act on the Bible principles He has given us. Here is a self-evaluation pop quiz I recently shared at the … Continue reading

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A powerful lesson from the history of Adventist work in Iraq

By Charles Watson (retired General Conference Associate Secretary) Written April 2003 The Seventh-day Adventist Church built and operated the “Dar es Salaam Hospital” in Baghdad [the first full-service Seventh-day Adventist hospital in the Middle East] until 1959 when it was … Continue reading

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4 Things to Do if Your Church Says “No” to Evangelism

The pastor on the phone sounded defeated. “I talked to the church board about Evangelism and they said they didn’t want any evangelism this year, and maybe not next year either.” In situations like this it is possible to forget … Continue reading

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Deliverance from Demonic Intimidation

The closer we get to the Second Coming of Jesus the more desperate the devil will become because he knows his time is almost up. “Woe to the inhabitants of the earth and the sea! For the devil has come down to … Continue reading

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2014 Cambodia Mission Team Report

From June 11-30, 2014 I took vacation time to go on a mission trip with our son Jacob to Cambodia, where our other son & daughter-in-law Dustin & Caitlin Serns have been volunteering this year. From start to finish we … Continue reading

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