By July 27, 2016John G. Paton (1824-1907) served as a missionary in the South Pacific’s New Hebrides islands. As a successful young Scottish preacher, Paton determined to leave Glasgow to minister to this unreached people group. But most of his Christian friends urged him to do something more sensible with his life. |
Randy Alcorn's Blog: missions
By June 8, 2016The heart of missions, when we get down to it, is God’s heart for lost people. It’s the Gospel, the Good News of Christ’s completed work for us through His death on the cross and His resurrection. And it’s not just for people who look like us, speak like us, or live near us. It’s for everyone. |
By November 20, 2015Some dear friends of our ministry recently made us aware of a great opportunity to help bring the good news of Jesus to those who’ve never heard of him before, through helping to fund the printing of an evangelistic booklet that will be used in Southeast Asia. |
By July 31, 2015While taking a break from doing an audio recording of Happiness several weeks ago, I had the privilege of spending a couple of hours in the studio with several friends, including these two great people in the photo: George Verwer and Karen Coleman. |
By October 31, 2014Our family loves Operation Christmas Child (OCC). We’ve been packing shoeboxes for years. |
By November 25, 2013I want to say something about the growing “Giving Tuesday” movement (yes, yet another new day, but this one with a higher purpose). |
By June 28, 2013I really have a missional perspective on this book. In a way, though it’s in English, because of its visual nature it’s like a translation into another language, a language that some people speak and some don’t. |
By May 3, 2013Many years ago I read | Peace Child by Don Richardson. This great missions story had a strong impact on my life, demonstrating the power of the gospel in a primitive culture.
By January 28, 2013My friend George Verwer, founder of | Operation Mobilization (OM), recently shared about his visit to Logos Hope, a ship owned and operated by OM Ships. Logos Hope travels to ports around the world, acting as a floating bookshop.