Screen Shot 2014-09-06 at 8.00.35 AM

Go Vertical

By Dave Butts   Going vertical will change your life. And Columbus, Ohio, is the place this fall to get vertical. Vertical is the theme for the International Conference on Missions (ICOM), meeting in Columbus, November 13-16, 2014. Why Vertical as a theme? Because going Vertical will maximize our horizontal impact. Missions, like virtually all […]

Screen Shot 2013-09-06 at 10.48.22 AM

ICOM: Rich History, Exciting Future

By Keith Wood   When Mr. and Mrs. John Chase of Los Angeles, California opened their home for a small but special gathering in 1948, I wonder if they could have foreseen the impact that meeting would have. Joining the Chases that day were J. Russell Morse, Eugene Morse, and Miss Marian Schaefer. They had […]

Screen Shot 2013-09-06 at 10.43.49 AM

Glorifying God Globally

By Jair Castillo   For the past 25 years, my wife and I have faithfully attended ICOM (International Conference on Missions, formerly the National Missionary Convention). The convention’s new name provides a fitting description of this great gathering: a global meeting of global-minded individuals. These missionaries and missions-minded people have one purpose—to carry out the […]



By Shawn McMullen   I’ve attended the International Conference on Missions (ICOM, formerly the National Missionary Convention) for many years. And I’d like to encourage you to attend this year, November 14-17 in Kansas City, Missouri. Like the North American Christian Convention, ICOM is on my “must attend” list of annual Christian gatherings. Let me […]