“WHAT YOU DO IS RARE AND SO VITAL TO THE SPREADING OF THE GOSPEL.”
— Sarah L., missionary with CRU
THE FACTS OF MISSIONARY ATTRITION
At least twenty missionaries will pull the plug today. Perhaps one that you support. Many of those who quit are lost not only to the cause of missions, but to their faith as well.
70% of those losses are preventable!
You can do something to change that. Want to know how?
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What can earthly shepherds teach us about the heart of our heavenly Father? Shepherding is not a glorious profession. There are a lot of hardships to endure: being out in the elements in all kinds of weather sleeping on the ground, oftentimes being alone and isolated...
One way of knowing what good shepherding looks like is to read what the Great Shepherd has to say about not-so-good shepherds (see John 10): They flee when danger approaches. They are not concerned about the sheep. They are ultimately thieves and murderers. (Ouch!)...
No matter where you are today, somebody helped you get there. (Martin Luther King) We have an unfortunate tendency to place missionaries on a pedestal. We say things to them like, "I could never do what you're doing" or "I wish I had your kind of faith."And while it...