Discipleship and Economic Development
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA, October 19, 2020 Aaron and AmyEstelle Trout of San Francisco, California, have been endorsed to serve as International Ministries (IM) Global Servants in Mindanao, Philippines. They
// OCT 5 ISSUE // • Giving Glory to God • NexGen Live Stream Events • Children's Book for Halloween • Donor Advised Funds • Journal: Karen Smith
A gift from your IRA will directly reduce your adjusted gross income!
September 22, 2020 // READ THIS ISSUE // • IM is Still Responding to the Call • NexGen Live-Stream Events • Where to Find Global Servant's Bulletins • Journal, Stacy and Tim Reese
Dolores (Dee) Queng Hing (Kop) Nelson, American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (ABFMS) alumna, passed away at the age of 89 on August 25, 2020, at Pilgrim Place in Claremont, California. She was born
We have recently received word that Gustavo Eugenio Wilson, American Baptist Foreign Society (ABFMS), and American Baptist Home Mission Society (ABHMS) alumnus passed away on June 19, 2020 in Managua,
Beryl Harriet (Newton) Curry, American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (ABFMS) alumna, passed away at the age of 103 on August 31, 2020, at Judson Park Retirement Home in Des Moines, Washington. She
September 8, 2020 // READ THIS ISSUE // • Bridges for Missions-B4M • STM Leader's Guide • WMC Discussion Questions • Journal: Amanda & Jon Good, Hungary
Robert (Bob) Lowell Pearson, American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (ABFMS) alumnus, passed away at the age of 94 on July 16, 2020 in Oregon. He was born May 27, 1926 in Portland, Oregon
With over 120 personnel serving in 30 countries, International Ministries (IM) reviews briefings and updates from multiple sources daily. IM’s continual alertness has enabled it to prepare for and respond
In my last newsletter I wrote that I was not changing my last name to my married last name due to my US passport, Bolivian residential visa, and other paperwork in Bolivia being under my birth names. Since Bolivian elections were held around the time that my visa would expire, we have prayerfully decided and with the advice from International Ministries to wait until things settle.
Remember the former things long past, for I am God, and there is no other. Isaiah 46:9 There is no doubt 2020 has been a difficult and challenging year for
We are restoring church gatherings – encouraging news from Mongolia Benjamin Chan October 28, 2020
Seven months into this world crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is a comfort to know that we can still move forward. With certainty in my heart I can say that up to this point the Lord has helped us and comforted us so that we can help, comfort, and console others.
The church is a community of disciples who passionately want to share the love and hope of Christ.
Greetings friends, It has been exciting and gratifying to see God’s hand in her achievement of one milestone after another until… Here she is!!
"Stand at the crossroads and look" says the prophet Jeremiah. Where are you standing? What are you discerning as it pertains to Kingdom building in cross-cultural mission? God's mission is alive with Short-Term Mission.
“Wow, Pastor! It felt like we were right there with Jesus!” The conversation after the message was lively. The pastor had just invited his listeners to get to know the
Ángel Eloy Jaén came to our School Tutoring Program beginning his second grade. He is the grandson of a family whose 5 children had already gone through the program when they were young. Today they are responsible young adults, already working and some of them parents.
"... so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work." It was a privilege to facilitate an all-day workshop for our faithful Sunday School teachers. Topics
IMPACT OF YOUR GIVING Excerpt from White Cross – Myanmar Medical Care and Food Project Since 1919, White Cross has provided practical ways for individuals and churches to respond to
The Thai church suffers from insufficient access to theologically mature, historically contextualized Bible teaching materials. Translating the “Casket Empty” into Thai will make it available for theological training of seminary professors, pastors, missionaries, evangelists and church leaders. The material can be adapted for students at all educational levels. A team will translate the Old and New Testament study guides and timelines, and translate the PowerPoint presentations used for teaching. A 3-day workshop will be held for 40 – 50 local leaders on how to use the curriculum. The project total cost is $23,530. Funds will cover translation and workshop hosting expenses for this project.
Access to education is limited and in some places non-existent throughout the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Many school buildings were destroyed during the war, or are abandoned and dilapidated. The children in the Fizi district, have difficulty getting an education because schools are miles away from their villages. The community of South Kivu has a vision to build a local school in response to this need. Construction has begun and funds are needed to purchase bricks and other materials to complete a primary school building. Education is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty and improving life for everyone in the community. The project’s total cost is $25,885 for three years, or $8,628 per year. Funds will provide nails, doors, bricks, cement, metal sheets and cover the cost of labor.
The Batwa tribe in Burundi live in poor, primitive communities. They exist by hunting and gathering, and are often subjected to racism and discrimination. Educating these vulnerable children will help transform the Batwa community. This is an ongoing project for three years. The most urgent need is to provide food and school supplies that will enhance the ability of these children to attend school and become literate. The project’s total cost is $23,535 over three years, or $7,845 per year. Funds will provide school uniforms, soap, school supplies like books and pens, and a school lunch.
Provide shelter, hydration, nutrition, medical care, pastoral accompaniment, legal aid, elementary education and human rights orientation for migrants, seeking immigration and asylum in distressed situations surrounding 10 migrant shelters in Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, and Central America.
COVID-19 update: classes are continuing online
IM seeks to raise $52,000 for the Basic Hospital Information Management Application (BHIMA) software and the necessary hardware, and to provide training and on-going support to hospital administrators and accountants.
This project seeks to provide ongoing funding for an endowment that provides for scholarships for students pursing a theological degree (Bachelor of Theology, Master of Divinity, etc.), and operational funds at Sabah Theological Seminary in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. The desire is to raise $23,000 initially and more...
Amos Health and Hope seeks to raise $541,622 by June 2022 to develop a replicable and scalable program to empower local volunteer mothers to facilitate breastfeeding, parent-child bonding and early childhood stimulation in the communities, thereby decreasing the long-term impact of the current Nicaragua crisis on their children and families.
Generally, education in African countries is not free, and funds raised here will help prevent gaps in students’ education.
Every September and October, individuals and congregations come together for a time of awareness, advocacy, and action for global mission. Thousands across the country celebrate and support the ministries that God is using to transform the world. This is the World Mission Offering and gifts can be received every month.
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