Ministry

6 MORE Reasons to Become a Serge Apprentice (Even During a Global Pandemic)

6 MORE Reasons to Become a Serge Apprentice (Even During a Global Pandemic)

Serge Apprentice Kathleen McAlister shares her top reasons to join Serge as an Apprentice. She is currently halfway through her two year Apprenticeship in Ireland. 6. Endless Learning Yesterday on a walk, I ran into a woman from my church who asked me, “How’s the new gaff?” Without thinking, I responded, “Oh, it’s grand. We’ve […]

By Kathleen McAlister on October 16, 2020

Ready, Willing and Able?

Ready, Willing and Able?

Editor’s Note: As a Recruitment Coordinator in the Sending Center, Dan is always looking for new missionaries. Below, Dan passes on some helpful advice he received from John Yenchko, a pastor and former Serge board member. How you can know if you’re called to go Years ago, John and I were discussing my plans to […]

By Dan Macha on September 30, 2020

Whatever Befall: Peace and Praise in the Face of an Uncertain Future

Whatever Befall: Peace and Praise in the Face of an Uncertain Future

Heart of my own heart, whatever befall, still be my vision, O Ruler of All. This time last year, I was packing up my life into two suitcases, buying a one-way plane ticket, and getting in as many games of Trivial Pursuit with my parents as I could before moving abroad for a two-year Apprenticeship […]

By Kathleen McAlister on September 14, 2020

On Getting Through

On Getting Through

By Kacie Forrest on May 19, 2020

Ministry with God vs. Ministry for God

Ministry with God vs. Ministry for God

My family moved into a new home this summer, on a woodsy lot in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Now autumn, I sit at my dining room desk to write, and the view through my window is one which is stunning, but also rapidly changing. As I gaze outward, I’m […]

By Laura Morgan on November 12, 2017

Lord, Make Haste to Help Us: The Reorientation of the Lord’s Prayer

Lord, Make Haste to Help Us: The Reorientation of the Lord’s Prayer

We often think of the Lord’s Prayer as a succinct way to pray. It touches on all the basic needs of our lives: food and shelter, forgiveness, personal holiness, and kingdom advancement. Many of us are also familiar with Martin Luther’s amplification of the Lord’s Prayer in his famous little book written for his barber […]

By Serge on July 15, 2015