Week 48 Character | Be Still

Attending church regularly as a child, I learned that having a daily time with God was essential to the life of a Christian. Church camp provided a boost to my spiritual life every summer, and I established the routine of reading my Bible and journaling every evening before bed. I attended Bible college, and just […]

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One IN a Million

By Laura McKillip Wood Chris Alexander has made a career working in intercultural ministry. Over the years, he and his wife, Donna, have lived in Africa and Ukraine and have worked with American churches interested in reaching out to the world with the gospel. Through it all, he’s seen a recurring theme: dependency of missionaries, […]

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Growing Despite Difficulty

By Laura McKillip Wood When Jennifer and Andy met in Bible college, they had no idea what their future might hold. They did know they had both independently decided that God was calling them to cross-cultural ministry. They also knew they enjoyed each other’s company and, despite Andy’s vow not to date during his freshman […]

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The Road to Australia

By Laura McKillip Wood Nate McGlumphry’s life has been a long preparation for overseas ministry. When he was 6 years old he met a missionary named Betty Carlson at his church’s children’s program. Betty worked in the Congo and shared with Nate how there were people in the world who had never heard of God […]

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A Wild and Broken Place

By Laura McKillip Wood Emmy met her husband, Cole, when they both volunteered at a program for underprivileged junior high kids. When they married three years later, they attended a church that focused on sending out missionaries. Within a year, the opportunity arose for them to move to Afghanistan to work. As she puts it, […]