How Pastors can help their missionaries on Deputation

How Pastors can help their missionaries on Deputation

How Pastors can help their missionaries on Deputation is help from a veteran missionary of over 30+ years on his opinions and suggestions. Some missionaries have done a jam up job on raising support, and most of what I say is not applicable to them, because they have enough money coming in each month as well as funds accumulated in their bank accounts to live several years without any noticeable financial problems. While some are “well off”, a vast majority of missionaries are on the edge of financial chaos and ruin. It is a miracle how they hold their lives together.

Note: The references to “missionary” or “missionaries” in this article are specifically referring to missionaries home on furlough, doing deputation work, or just resting.

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Definition of Fundamentalism

definition of Fundamentalism

Definition of Fundamentalism is an article I wrote on what is fundamentalism (from my point of view as a missionary dealing with many different churches).

I came across an interesting book by South African Johan Malan called “The Old Testament Law and the New Testament Grace“. One of his chapters immediately perked my interest, Christian Fundamentalism. Mahan “attempts” to define what is distinctive about Christian Fundamentalism. I say attempts because I doubt anybody can pin it down completely, but Malan gives it a pretty good shot.

I reproduce his main points on Definition of Fundamentalism for your consideration but read the article (link above) because it appears to be very interesting.

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Good free books for Bible Study

Good books for Bible Study

Good free books for Bible Study is an explanation of how I got involved in Christian books after college, my problems and needs for a Christian reference library for my ministry, and how God not only supplied my needs with free books, but also made it such that I can freely offer these books to hundreds and thousands of other Christians.


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Pray for our Protection against Kidnapping

kidnapping Mexico

Kidnapping in Mexico is on the rise, and we as missionaries are possible targets for this violence. We ask for your prayers for us, and our ministry here.

This post is from 2010. But we have recently had more reports in 2020 of kidnapping, and as the economy in Mexico tanks, people are using whatever means they can to make money.

Note: I am “cleaning” this site of old prayer updates and also pictures that could be used in “figuring us out” as a family.

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