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Hungry Versus Hunger

“I’m hungry,” remarks my grown son. He opens the refrigerator door, studies the contents, and then declares, “There’s nothing in here to eat!” and walks away. Vegetables, milk, eggs, and a casserole sit on the shelves.

Is Your Bible Study Fueling Your Mission?

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My heart quivered with pain and uncertainty. I had never walked through a season of difficulty and heartache at this level. I wish I could say the season was short lived, but it stretched into months and even years.

Project HELP: Refugees -- Stories of Those Who Help

Fondra Magee works with refugees in Washington.

In Mission Friends we have shared the stories of missionaries who work with refugees, both in North America and internationally. We also want to share the stories of people who help refugees in their own communities, whether through their church, job position, or a community organization. Their stories will inspire you, and also give ideas about ways we can help within our own communities.

Studying Scripture: Why Together Is Better

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Have you ever tried to teach yourself how to do something? More than once, I’ve tried to teach myself a foreign language or craft idea, usually ending up frustrated, unsuccessful, and never completing the learning process.

Devotional Material: A Supplement to Bible Reading

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Have you noticed health fads are a hot topic right now? Everywhere you turn, another vitamin, supplement, or special shake is being sold as the one perfect plan that will make you completely healthy.

Missionary Spotlight Update: Ken and Kathy Woods

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If you were to ask Ken Woods what he believes is the most important aspect of keeping one’s faith strong on the missions field, he would have one answer for you—stay connected to God through His Word.

Bringing Living Water to a Desert Wasteland

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An enormous desert where Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan meet is home to the Baloch, a Muslim people group.

Prayer: The Most Powerful Tool to Reach Unreached People Anywhere

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“Prayer is the most powerful form of social action because God responds directly to prayer. Prayer is the most powerful part of mission to unreached peoples, because God does what only He can do.

Serving Christ inside the Picket Fence

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Angela came home from church feeling awkward again. During announcements, a need was expressed for a new ministry that she would love to do. But it just doesn’t fit with her current life stage of mothering 3 young children.

Share What God Has Given You with Others

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God wants us to share from our abundance with those who are needy. Food, clothes, and money may be at the top of your list. Canned goods for Thanksgiving baskets, blankets and coats during winter, and money for missions offerings are all wonderful gifts.

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