Missions
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Warrior follows through gates of splendor

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 4/29/20, 07:14 pm

Mincaye, one of the Waodani warriors who attacked and killed Jim Elliot, Nate Saint, and three other American missionaries in 1956, died on Tuesday in his home village in Ecuador. He was between 88 and 91 years old. Mincaye converted to Christianity and became known for preaching to other tribes in the region. Jim Elliot’s wife, Elisabeth, memorialized the story in her book Through Gates of Splendor, which later became a movie.

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Witnessing in place

Missions | Coronavirus lockdowns have radically changed the nature of missions overseas, but cut-off-from-home missionaries say they still have work to do
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/20/20, 06:31 pm

In a world turned upside down, Kristiina Day greets another morning by prepping to teach her students online at an international school in Madrid. 

Georgi Dugulescu dons protective gear, gloves, and a face shield before she heads out on food deliveries to elderly residents in Timisoara, Romania.

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Onize Ohikere

Evangelism over isolation

Coronavirus | The coronavirus provides opportunities and hurdles for ministry to South Africa’s Chinese population
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/24/20, 05:41 pm

On a recent Sunday morning in Krugersdorp, South Africa, people slowly filled the green cushioned pews inside the multiracial Christian Heritage Church. Many smiled at each other, a few others hugged, and even more greeted each other with elbow-bumps to avoid handshakes. 

At the foot of the pulpit, Mei, her daughter, Joyce, and at least 18 other people joined a South African Chinese Outreach Network (SACON) mission program.

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