When the Welcome Is Slow in Coming
The ocean waves slapped against the sides of the boat as it beached along the sandy shore of the Palawan island of the Philippines. Missionary Jody Crain scanned the shoreline for a welcome party, but there was none to be found. No men waited to greet him on the beach; only faces peered out from behind the palm trees just beyond the shoreline.
God Himself Must Fix Our Nature
For too long, a fog of misunderstanding, false doctrine and belief in any other god than the one true God had hung over the hearts of the Menya people. Read how, as the missionaries taught foundational, chronological Bible lessons, they saw the haze blocking the true light of the gospel beginning to dissipate.
Commit to Faithful Men
As a church grows and matures to become a thriving church, the development of leadership becomes an integral part of that growth. This issue looks at how faithful men and women are tapped for leadership in a people group in the Philippines. Read how the disciples become the disciplers, and how they push at the edge of their church, reaching out to neighbouring people groups.
Embers Fanned into Flame
Underneath the palm frond canopy of the church roof sat elders and deacons representing 24 churches and three teams of missionaries. The 50 men filled the church, its half-height walls permitting the early morning light to illuminate their faces. Each face told a story. And though we only heard a…
“Now The Inapang And Tangguat Believers Are One Family”
Missionaries were willing to take the “back seat” and partner with the Inapang believers. The Inapang believers were willing to step outside their comfort zone and take the gospel beyond their borders. The result was the Tangguat church.
Where You Come From Doesn’t Limit God
What do you do when God nudges you to step out in faith? The story of Amelia’s journey to say, “Yes, Lord” will touch your heart. Think more about how you respond to God in our “Consider This” article. And the Editor’s letter in this issue tells you why we’re excited about Amelia’s story.
The Vision No One Could Kill
Dreams often die when the original dreamer dies. The fire, zeal and passion that ignited their vision, and also fueled others to participate, can die right along with them. Not so with the original vision of NTM. Seventy-one years later, the dream is still alive. But so is the enemy.
The Village that God Remembered
For many years, the Dinangat people watched and heard about missionaries coming to other tribes. They saw the changes. They knew God’s Word had something to do with it. But no one ever came to the Dinangat village. Had they been forgotten? Would they ever know the truth? How could they get out of this darkness? Then one day, the answers came.