Tag: donors

  • Valued for More Than Their Money

    Got a Million for Food Gardens?

    There is a subtle mindset which can creep into our thinking as missionaries and social activists. We can begin to think that there are those who are called to go, and those who are called to give. Jesus himself said,¬†“The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore¬†pray earnestly to the Lord of the […]

  • The Subtle Power of Entitlement

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    As a believer, a dangerous belief lurks nearby desiring to take root in our hearts. It’s subtle. It creeps in and begins to affect our emotions and our thoughts. Entitlement. Phrases which start with “I” and include verbs like “deserve”, “am owed”, “expect”, and more. This false belief rears its head in many ways, mostly […]

  • From A Missionary to the Local Church

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    This post represents an open discussion between missionaries and the local church. This does not come form a place of anger or bitterness. My goal to bring awareness. We have two incredibly supportive churches behind us. When we share the concern and care these churches show to our family, our peers are stunned. I have […]