Courage and Perseverance in the face of persecution

Joshua, a missionary among the Fulani in Nigeria was murdered in 2015 by radical Islamic Fulani tribesmen aligned with Boko Hiram. Blessing, Joshua’s Nigerian widow, and her two young children continued to live in the Jakun Koma tribal village, where she and Joshua had started their first church. Since Joshua’s death, Blessing’s school for orphans […]

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Making Disciples That Make Disciples

Welcome to the Missions Minute Story of making disciples who make disciples. Jesus commanded us to “Make disciples of all nations.” From northeast India Rhakho has traversed dense forests to remote tribal peoples. On one trek he came to a clearing where he faced a naked tribal man holding a spear. He soon discovered he […]

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Four Phases of Fruitfulness in the Desert

As Jason and I walked to the center of the farm, I could feel the temperature drop several degrees due to the lushness of the vegetation around. Located in the desert of northern Kenya, this land was not always like this. In fact, when we selected it for the farm site, it was barren, dry, […]

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My Internship in India: A Surprise of Salvation

In March 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi began rejection major child assistance from organizations that didn’t align with India’s Hindu ideological standards. Miraculously, despite this, I was still able to serve with Bethany International’s team in India for my global internship. I spent the majority of my time in India teaching the English language to […]

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Life at the Edge of God’s Kingdom

Marseille, France: Europe’s Gateway to North Africa Marseille provides a critical access point to several North African people groups who would otherwise be extremely challenging for Christians to reach – including the Algerian Moabite Berbers who have no known Christians among them. We are reaching out to the secular (anti-religious) French nationals as well as […]

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Bringing Life to Lifeless Places

In 2012, I was given an offer that would forever change the direction of my family’s life and ministry. I was asked to consider the role of International Director of Bethany Gateways – Bethany International’s sending agency. At that point, we had been living in Africa for 13 years with no intention of leaving any […]

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