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A Biblical Foundation for Missions

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  “Who is responsible for global missions? Even though most Christians will never move overseas, the Bible enlists every Christian and every local church in the grand project of global missions. The local church is the engine of world missions.”   In November I met with the Missions Pastor at Cornerstone Baptist Church. He was…

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#GivingTuesday

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Giving Tuesday I don’t know about you but I have been bombarded by major non-profit organizations vying for my donations. Red Cross. YMCA. American Cancer Society. I have even seen a few mission organizations campaigning for these coveted donations (oops, maybe wrong adjective). I have not seen a single missionary yet doing their own #GivingTuesday…

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What Will You Do? :: First Term Vision and Plan

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Missions is often understood in the form of short-term service-oriented projects, such as medical missions or disaster relief or building projects. Being church planting missionaries to a first-world country, it can be challenging to explain exactly what we will do. What does daily life and ministry look like for a church planter or missionary in…

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Following Jesus: What Is The Cost?

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  We arrived safely in France an hour early Thursday morning after flying 8 hours and hit the ground running. We had several hours before we could check-in to the hotel for the night. We road the RER{train} to Paris, found our way to the hotel to drop off our luggage, and proceeded to have…

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Pastoral Calling

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  Joe: I remember as a child always being drawn towards the “outsiders”, the oldest or the youngest kids in school, or others who for whatever reason didn’t seem to fit in as well with the rest. I would approach them, listen to their stories, and try to encourage them in whatever ways I could.…

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Missions in Motion

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We have the honor of being missions feature in our church’s monthly newsletter, Chapel Chat. Here is a copy for those of you who aren’t a member of TCC or don’t get the monthly Chapel Chat. “MISSIONS IN MOTION Last month’s article mentioned two couples affiliated with our church who are preparing for the mission…

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June 2018 – Partnership Ministry + Marseille Mobilization

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PARTNERSHIP MINISTRY  Last month we completed our Partnership Ministry training with Kingdom Come Training, and we have fully launched and embraced this foundational ministry opportunity. We love connecting and investing in relationships, especially those built on God’s Gospel of Grace. We have had several wonderful ministry moments, and can’t wait for the ones to come.…

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May 2018 – BIG NEWS: back in the game with a new organization

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BIG NEWS! We have found a new organization, and we couldn’t be more thrilled! In our last email, we informed you that we were no longer with World Team due to unforeseen events on the field in France. We then put all of our energy in to researching, contacting, interviewing, and praying over other missions…

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6 Ways to be a Missionary Advocate

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I recently created a new Ministry Information Packet (click for PDF). It is based off of our old one which detailed our prospective ministry with World Team and our target location. In our new one I have expanded some sections to include a bio on me and Joe as well as laying out multiple ways…

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Let us not become weary in doing good…

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Have you gotten weary in doing good? Have you ever found yourself exhausted doing the things you believe God has asked you to do with no results or relief in sight? I know I have! I get up extra early to meet my needs and spend time with the Lord before the day begins. There…

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