Mission

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

Withholding Nothing

Withholding Nothing

Recently at church, we sang a song called “Withholding Nothing.” It’s a simple song as far as lyrics as music. It goes as follows: I surrender all to you everything I give to you withholding nothing withholding nothing I give you all of me King Jesus! My Savior! Forever, I give you all of me […]

By Heather Wallace on January 30, 2018

Pray for London

Pray for London

Editor’s note: Serge has six teams serving with churches in the greater London area. The following is a prayer guide being used by Serge staff and other community members as they grieve and hope for the people of this great city. It was based on a prayer guide created by Trevin Wax. “Seek the welfare […]

By Serge Staff on June 23, 2017

The Difference between Workaholism and Walking in Good Works

The Difference between Workaholism and Walking in Good Works

In the stressful inception, creation, and first year of a business, the to-do list stretches for miles. There is always something new to build, a new system to implement, new avenues for marketing, skills to improve, staff to train, equipment to fix, contacts to make, and supplies to source. Nothing is ever good enough, profit […]

By Andrew "Smith" on June 02, 2017

4 Ways A Short-Term Mission Trip Can Change Your Perspective

4 Ways A Short-Term Mission Trip Can Change Your Perspective

In many ways, the story of my spiritual life has been learning that most of what I thought was true really wasn’t true at all. Assumptions I had about others, about myself, about who God is and what he wants have all undergone some pretty radical transformations over the thirty years I have been following […]

By Patric Knaak on May 31, 2017

Missionary Mobilization and the Overflow of Grace

Missionary Mobilization and the Overflow of Grace

Each week we post stories and teaching on the Serge blog. We do this to connect you with Serge’s work worldwide and point you to the grace of God for your own lives. Today I want to share a story with you and ask—from overflow from of God’s grace to you—if you’d participate in the mission […]

By Bob Osborne on May 17, 2017