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Acteens for Life gathering kicks off missions organization’s 50th anniversary celebration

Acteens for life

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Declaring that “the story of my life cannot be told without Acteens,” Sandy Wisdom-Martin welcomed current and former Acteens and leaders from across the nation to an Acteens for Life dinner June 7.

National Acteens Panelists featured during WMU Missions Celebration

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) – Five Acteens from four states have been selected by WMU as national Acteens Panelists and will be featured during the WMU Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting, June 9-10, in Birmingham, Ala.

Teaching Girls to Pray Scripture

Praying Scripture can be as simple as reading a Scripture passage and rephrasing it as a prayer.

Sacrificing Cherished Belongings and Accolades

Several years ago on a trip to Baltimore, I had a Nigerian taxi driver tell me something I hope to never forget: “When you come to America and look around, you see what so many men and women died for.” He talked about the freedoms we have that he had never imagined experiencing.

Turn the World Upside Down for Christ

upsidedownworld

The first summer I ever went to GA camp our theme was Turning My World Upside Down! I hadn’t ever heard of that before — maybe you haven’t either. The idea comes from Acts 17:6: “These men who have turned the world upside down have come here also” (ESV). Some of Jesus’ followers were being accused of upsetting the normal way things were done, or turning the world upside down through their radical surrender to and witness for Christ.

This Year in Acteens

In the 2018–19 church year, WMU begins a new focus on the emphasis Unshakable Pursuit, highlighting Paul’s words in 1 Corinthians 15:58: “My dear friends, stand firm and don’t be shaken. Always keep busy working for the Lord. You know that everything you do for him is worthwhile” (CEV).

National Acteens Panel

The National Acteens Panel is a group of young women who are interested in missions and impacting their world for Christ.

Acteens Mission Trips

Are your Acteens ready to test their missions mettle away from home?

Here are two ways you and your Acteens can take your missions service to the next level.

Acteens FAQs

What is Acteens?

Ukuleles, Gratitude, and the Presence of God

There are certainly typical Thanksgiving week activities—traveling to visit family members, making pies ahead of time and putting them in the freezer, cleaning the house in preparation for company, and making gratitude trees, jars, leaves, banners, and so on—as a way to visibly express our thankf

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