The Full and Versatile World of an International “MK” Educator

The Full and Versatile World of an International “MK” Educator

When Ashley Patterson started looking for post-college job opportunities, she knew that she wanted to find a way to pursue education and international mission work together. “I was looking for something unique,” Ashley said. “I already had a passion for missions and I knew I didn’t want to be in a traditional classroom for 30 […]

By Andrew "Smith" on April 28, 2017

Serge’s Growing Work in Asia

Serge’s Growing Work in Asia

When Serge missionary James Taber* first moved with his family to a remote area of South Asia six years ago, he didn’t know a single local who was a Christian. There were no churches in any of the 500 small villages in the region.   Taber and his wife opened a medical clinic in the […]

By Dargan Thompson on April 27, 2017

We Need Grace – Just as Much as the People We Serve

We Need Grace – Just as Much as the People We Serve

A few days ago I had a speck of dirt that got in my eye and under my contact. It was really irritating my eye. As I began to rub my eye to try to get the dirt out, my eye started watering and turning red. With no relief I flushed my eye with saline […]

By Alisha Justice on April 20, 2017

Can We Overcome “Other Ministry Envy”?

Can We Overcome “Other Ministry Envy”?

The first time I became friends with Christians was during my service as a humanitarian aid worker in sub-Saharan Africa. I met mostly American Christians who had moved to Africa to share the gospel with Africans—and in the process, they shared the gospel with me! We would share meals, play games, and vacation together. The […]

By Bob Osborne on April 20, 2017

Taking the Gospel in to Send it Out: Renewal in Japan

Taking the Gospel in to Send it Out: Renewal in Japan

A growing openness, a growing interest in Christian faith, and a growing presence of people who are really witnessing Christ—these are all the things that Patric Knaak, Serge’s Area Director for Renewal, rejoices in as he reflects on his recent time in Japan.   “This is one of the most exciting times to be involved […]

By Dargan Thompson on April 20, 2017

Calling Pray-ers to the Emerald Isle: Serge Ireland Prayer Summit

Calling Pray-ers to the Emerald Isle: Serge Ireland Prayer Summit

 A note from the editor: The following article is part of a Gutenberg College initiative involving six sophomore students who researched and wrote on Serge’s work around the world.   Bruce Alwood, Regional Supervisor with Serge Ireland and co-director of the Irish Prayer Summit, is helping to facilitate gospel-centered renewal and transformation in the Republic […]

By Sirena Worman on April 11, 2017

What We See, What We Miss: Unlearning the Habit of Complaining

What We See, What We Miss: Unlearning the Habit of Complaining

There are certainly challenges of living far from the country of my birth. I miss family and friends. I miss blending in and being anonymous. I miss people following traffic rules. I miss easily understanding language and culture. I miss Target and Chick-Fil-A and Ben & Jerry’s. But, I will say, living in Kenya has some perks. For example, when my friend Stephanie wants to […]

By Bethany Ferguson on April 06, 2017