International Mission Board missionary Paul Yount sits just outside a crowded cafeteria. Inside the room, chairs squeak across the floor. A cacophony of voices mixes. Forks scrape plates. The ice in the drink machine crashes to the bottom of an empty glass.
Rose had a passion to reach a people group situated in the Horn of Africa. Accessing them was another question altogether. She knew she couldn’t do it alone.
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RICHMOND (BP) -- People are dying physically. People are dying spiritually. Many are dying in places where the Gospel has never been heard.
Susanna settled into a turquoise armchair in the living room of International Mission Board missionary Julia Dunn's home in Germany's Ruhrgebiet region.
LUTZ, Fla. (BP) -- When Patrick and Kathryn Thompson arrived to plant a church in New York City with their two kids, the reality that they were already doing cross-cultural missions set in.
Boarding the train in Germany, 25 jetlagged students from Nashville look around and notice something – they're quite loud. While their volume level wouldn't raise an eyebrow back home, on the German train, it's just one more thing that makes them stand out. Passersby can easily tell they are Americans.
Two thousand years ago, in a dusty desert town in Samaria, Jesus met a woman at the well in desperate need of the Good News of His love and grace. She went into town and told everyone she saw, “Come, see a man who told me all that I ever did. Can this be the Christ?” (John 4:29).
Thousands of miles away from his International Mission Board assignment in Colombia, IMB missionary Matthew Fisher found himself standing before a group of African pastors. Burundi is the smallest African country. It’s also one of the world’s poorest countries. Many suffer from AIDS or other illnesses. The needs are great.
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. (BP) -- Peter and Tina Kim know that Asians in the growing city of São Paulo, Brazil, are in a unique position. As second-, third- and fourth-generation immigrants, many Asians in São Paulo never quite fit into the culture of those around them. They don’t really fit the culture of their, or their parents’, countries of origin either.
International Mission Board missionary Sheila Crowder entered the worn apartment building. She’d cleared her schedule to meet with a woman she’d been praying for long before this coffee date. As she entered the apartment, the smell of coffee grounds welcomed her in, and she knew she’d be there for a while.