3 Things I’ve Learned Being A Missionary

The Importance Of A Sending Church

When we left for the mission field, we had a lot of people from our church meeting with us and praying for us. In fact, in one of the services we were brought before the congregation and prayed for. This gave us confirmation and comfort even though we knew we were heading toward unfamiliar territory and had a lot of work to do. When we landed in Nicaragua everything changed. Continue reading “3 Things I’ve Learned Being A Missionary”

The Power Of God In The Midst Of Suffering

 

“So never be ashamed to tell others about our Lord. And don’t be ashamed of me, either, even though I’m in prison for him. With the strength God gives you, be ready to suffer with me for the sake of the Good News. For God saved us and called us to live a holy life. He did this, not because we deserved it, but because that was his plan from before the beginning of time—to show us his grace through Christ Jesus. And now he has made all of this plain to us by the appearing of Christ Jesus, our Savior. He broke the power of death and illuminated the way to life and immortality through the Good News.” – 1 Timothy 1:8-10

Timothy was ministering in Ephesus when he received this letter from the Apostle Paul. Paul was imprisoned in Rome for preaching the gospel and at this point he knew he was near death. The intentions of this letter was to ask Timothy to visit him in Rome as well as to encourage Timothy to be a faithful minister of the Gospel amidst false teaching and persecution. Continue reading “The Power Of God In The Midst Of Suffering”