Mission Stories

Missionary Spotlight Update: Barry and Amy Rager

Rager family

Barry and Amy Rager, church planters at New Circle Church in Indianapolis, Indiana, give praise that their worship center has now been purchased by the church, and they are beginning the process of making needed repairs. 

“Give Us a Team”

five people holding each other's hands

When Regina and Kaleb Seabolt* moved to South Asia 12 years ago, they embraced the vibrant colors, energetic culture, and hot, humid weather. They poured their lives into sharing the gospel with the people there.

New Job an Answer to Prayer for Retired Missionaries

Claudia and John Brown

In the Missions Inspiration article in the November 2018 issue of Missions Mosaic, retired missionary Claudia Brown shared her story of taking an early retirement and transitioning back to US soil

Canadian Church Plant Grows from a Family Room to 6 Acres

baptism at The Gathering

From a family room to a golf course, a warehouse, and now a former Knights of Columbus building, The Gathering has outgrown every space it’s occupied.

Serving in Ghana, Where God Is Faithful

Ghana cityscape

For the past 2 years, the West African country of Ghana has been home to International Mission Board missionaries Alan and Beth Locke. The previous 18 years, they had called South Africa home.

Using Hospitality to Reach International Students in New Orleans

international students

When it’s time to cook Christmas dinner, Kimberly Myers always prepares extra for guests—some of the 600 students to whom she ministers at the University of New Orleans.

Missionary Spotlight Update: Ken and Lygia Lovelace

Ken and Lygia Lovelace

The struggles Ken and Lygia Lovelace face on a daily basis have not ceased, and others have been added. Their adopted twin daughters complained for months about unusual feelings in their chests. Then seizures began.

History Opens Doors for the Gospel in Slovenia

distribution of New Testaments at Christmas market

The number of Christians in Slovenia is small. The response to the gospel of Jesus Christ is slow, and theological training is lacking, thus impeding efforts to equip nationals to become spiritual leaders.

Missionary Spotlight Update: Jason and Cheryl Dietz

Dietz family at a park

Jason and Cheryl Dietz and their children have just begun a yearlong stateside assignment. Every 5 years, missionaries across Europe must leave their country of service for a long period of time because of agreements between those countries and the United States.

Spiritual Change Can Start at Home

city lights of Salt Lake City

Seven years ago, Adam and Paige Madden moved to the Salt Lake City metro after growing up and serving churches in the Midwest. It was a definite change in scenery.

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