Vision, Task & Challenge of Mission

Embracing God’s Heart for Immigrants and Refugees

By Joseph Kidder and Boubakar Sanou Several years ago, my [Joseph’s] brother and his family came to the United States from Iraq as refugees. I contacted the pastor of the Adventist church near where my brother and family settled. The pastor went to visit them, along with two church members. The purpose of the visit …

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Sharing Christ with the Buddhists

Christians have often found it difficult to share the gospel with Buddhists. Buddhists have often found it difficult to become Christians. Why is this? Many Buddhists come from countries where families and societies are closely knit. In Thailand they say, “To be Thai is to be Buddhist.” A change to Christianity is often seen as …

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What’s it Like to be a Missionary of a Worldwide Church? Part 2

In our previous post we talked about the way the Seventh-day Adventist Church is organized around the world. Today I invite you to think on some of the values of this structure, how it helps in carrying out our mission, and how you can contribute to it. Facing Global Challenges The first value of an …

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What’s it Like to be a Missionary of a Worldwide Church?

While traveling by plane in Asia an Adventist missionary began a conversation with his seatmate, who represented another Christian organization. After hearing briefly about the worldwide church organization of the Seventh-day Adventists, the seatmate stated with obvious envy, “If only we could function as a world church, what strength there would be.” This reaction is …

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