Be an Anchor Church

Greetings in Christ. In March, I interviewed Tom Pankratz, who is the director of church engagement for GlobalFingerprints. He is looking for Anchor Churches for GlobalFingerprints sites around the world. What he said surprised me. He said that being an Anchor Church...

Ideas for Mission Involvement

Many people in your church are interested in missions. What should you do in the future for missions?  You can be informed. You can pray. You can give financially to support a missionary. You can go. ReachGlobal has some great ideas for now and for this summer.  Here...

Fresh Start for your Missions

Dear Pastors and Mission Leaders, Greetings in Christ. January is a good time to look ahead and begin to think about what you would like to see happen with missions in your church. What is the next step that you can take? What would be a fresh start for your mission...

Ideas for Christmas

Greetings in Christ. December is a wonderful month to end the calendar year by caring for your missionaries and growing your mission team. How can you bless your missionaries and your mission team this month? Discuss with your mission team what you can do for your...

Persecution of Christians

The first Sunday of November is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Each year I remind churches to pray in November for persecuted Christians. You can pray, you can preach, you can show a video, and you can show a power-point. In July 2023, John...

Inside Information on Missions

Dear Pastors and Mission Leaders, Greetings in Christ. In September, I was part of a two-day summit with the ReachGlobal CONNECT team. Their mission is to want to connect the local Evangelical Free church to the work of ReachGlobal. Here are some of the highlights...