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Missing Mayberry

children and postmodernism

We certainly don't live in Mayberry anymore, and for those of us who are missing the simpler times that television of the past portrayed, we are not alone. What has changed? Many television shows, video games, and even music today are based on killing, death, cruelty, insults, and destruction.

Counting in Japanese

Counting

Ichi, ni, san, shi, go.” You might hear us counting in Japanese if you come by my Mission Friends class. Sometimes in our sessions, you will hear preschoolers carrying on a conversation in Japanese.

Kerri Johnson leads Graffiti 2 Works to make an eternal impact in New York’s South Bronx

Graffiti 2 Works

NEW YORK CITY—For Carmen, Diega, Emily and Johanna, serving as WorldCrafts artisans with Graffiti 2 Works in New York City’s South Bronx has made a lasting impact in their lives.

The Power of Words

We celebrate Fannie E. S. Heck as the most quoted WMU leader of all time. Her most famous writing was from her deathbed in 1915.

Scorecard or Mirror? Teaching Children to Love Jesus Boldly

children sharing the gospel

Flashback to the past decades. It was an age of dos and don’ts. Do check the right boxes. Do bring a tithe. Do come to Sunday School. Do read the Bible. Do invite others. Don’t miss church, and so on.

Living Missionally in a Social Media World

girl sitting on bed with coffee reading Bible

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram . . . Social media has become how we live life. Thousands of posts a day is what most of us read. Some capture our attention, some make us cringe, and some lead us to click the “unfollow” button.

Ramadan: As Muslims Fast, You Pray Unceasingly

Prophet Mosque in Medina, Saudi Arabia

She always had an answer to my questions. Fatima*, with the dark eyes and sweet smile, who lived in the small house next to my apartment in South Asia; Fatima, a Muslim, who would always have an answer to the questions I asked her about her religion.

Make a Difference, Be the Difference!

joyful female volunteer gathers rubbish

In a world consumed by social media, outward image, and an endless obsession to be the best that you can be, God’s love still holds the power to make a difference and to be the difference in any life.

Working with Refugees, Stage 6: Enhance Work with Refugees

silhouette of refugees walking in a row

With this final chapter of learning how to hear from God where He wants you to join Him at work and how to begin a faith-based ministry, we will learn about steps each organization must consider after the first month or year of the ministry organization’s life.

Ideas for Recognition Services

It’s time to recognize your kids! Need some ideas?

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