STORIES ARCHIVE: 07, 2015

Amplifying the Mission among Immigrants

AUTHOR: By David Drury, Chief of Staff, General Superintendent’s Office | CATEGORY: #Uncategorized | POSTED Jul 20, 2015

Have you ever noticed that we often say things that we don’t actually mean? Someone says, “With all due respect . . .” then they say something somewhat disrespectful. If you say, “I may be wrong, but . . .” then I know there is virtually no chance that you will ever think you’re wrong […]

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Best Practices of Immigrant Ministry

AUTHOR: By Mission Director Dina Horne and Team Austria | CATEGORY: #Uncategorized | POSTED Jul 20, 2015

Yesterday I walked past the gates of the largest Austrian immigration center just outside of Vienna. More than 6,200 asylum seekers reached Austria in May 2015 alone, two and a half times more than in the same period last year. Most of the arrivals are from Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq. The immigrant Muslim population of […]

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Love Compels Us to Reach Out

AUTHOR: By a Global Partners missionary* living among Muslim immigrants in Central Asia | CATEGORY: #Uncategorized | POSTED Jul 20, 2015

After years of living abroad as foreigners, we were excited to return to our home culture in America. Even though we enjoy the challenge of bridging the cross-cultural gap in our country of ministry, we were looking forward to relaxing and just being American. As we set foot on US soil, we were greeted by […]

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