Archives for April 2016
Join construction and disaster relief teams as they rebuild homes in Mississippi.
Location: Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Date: Ongoing availability, contact BWM for dates!
Have you ever wanted to lead a mission team, but just weren’t sure where to start? Maybe you have led a team before, but would appreciate a chance to work with a small group to develop new opportunities and relationships? Apply today for one of our limited slots in an upcoming group!
Assemble Refugee Welcome Kits at your Congregation
Where are you now?
- How does your congregation or group understand its part in God’s mission to the world?
- How would your congregation or group define “missions?”
- What are some things you are doing as a congregation or group to fulfill God’s mission?
- What special gifts has God given your congregation or group to fulfill God’s mission?
- What obstacles face your congregation or group that can hinder the fulfillment of God’s mission?
- reaching the world with the light of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
- feeding the hungry and healing the sick.
- doing what Jesus would do and being what Jesus would be.
- a people-to-people sharing of the servant nature of the church.
- making disciples of all peoples.
- people everywhere reaching people everywhere.
- our faithful response to the Great Commission.
Use these various definitions to get people thinking and talking about their own group definition of “mission.” Do they identify with any of these? Why, or why not? These can be used to break people into groups, etc.
The Board of World Mission received the request for prayers below from Shanti and Vani Pradham, pastors serving in Nepal. Please take a moment to pause and lift them and their requests to the Lord in prayer.
Onward is the newsletter of the Southern Province Mission Society.
Please take a few moments to read the latest Newsletter from the Board of World Mission. Stories include reflections on a recent visit to the Czech Republic.