Whose Plans?

Notice Jeremiah 29:11 it is not “For I know the plans you have for you.” It is not our plans, but His plans for us that He promises to prosper in and through us. Jesus helps us out with what those plans are …

Appointed

Among His last words before leaving the earth, Jesus applied no qualifier as to who should be involved in training the people of the nations. Choose to be a part of this great plan …

Wait! One More Thing

After Jesus had completed the plan of salvation by ushering in the New Covenant, He made a number of post-resurrection appearances.  At the last breakfast, He did not come back to make small talk or chit-chat about old times. It is as fit he appears to say, “One more thing.”

Finding your Service Match

OK! God has called me to serve Him through missions. Exciting! Now what? "I feel God prompting me to go into mission service, yet how can I know if I am even a fit for ministering in a mission agency at home or overseas? How has the Lord created me to do...

Raising Support for Your Mission Trip

Raising support for a mission trip is often met with reluctance and fear. However, as we began to delve into the topic, we realize that we needed to learn God’s perspective and promises.

Finding Your Fit in Ministry

I feel God prompting me to go into mission service, yet how can I know if I am even a fit for ministering in a mission agency at home or overseas? How has the Lord created me to do ministry? What Spiritual gifts do I have?

Adjusting to Serving in a New Culture

Mission work requires flexibility. Going to serve in a new culture or country means adjusting to new norms and customs. Some you may be prepared for, and others may completely throw you off guard. Here are a few topics to consider, and resources to help.

Your Family and Missions

While starting a new direction in missions may be important to you, I’m sure keeping your family protected, provided for, and intact in a world that tries to tear apart family values is at the top of your list of priorities. When God nudged me to consider missions, we were a very dysfunctional family.

Find the Mission Agency That’s Right for You

How do you find a mission agency that is similar in scope to your abilities, passion, location preference and interests? It is important to research any agency you might be considering.  While every agency often has a specific focus, their actual ministry footprint can be very large.

How I Became a Missionary

I was afraid that I did not know enough about Jesus, that I did not know His word and that I would turn people away rather than draw them to Him. How could I talk to people about a love that I was just learning about and allowing to change and shape my world?

An Honest Reason to Become a Missionary

Looking back at a career in missions asked myself: Why did I really become a missionary? Was it because of business downsizing, or because I wanted to look holy to my friends? Was it because I wanted to work for God?

Should I Go on a Short-Term Mission Trip?

When thinking of missionaries, many people think only of Christians who have taken up residence in some foreign country where the inhabitants most likely are unfamiliar with the Christian faith. However, every year thousands of Christians travel all over the world for periods of one week to six months to share the good news of the Gospel.

Advice for Picking a Mission Agency

You believe that God is calling you to serve in missions, but you need to find an agency to affiliate with. Where do you begin? As you begin searching, you find there are a myriad of different mission agencies to choose from. How can you decide?

Me, a Missionary?

Get real. I am not a doctor, linguist, pilot, or even a pastor. Why would God call me to be a missionary? But what does God say about going to all the nations?

Another Way to Think About Careers

“I don’t feel like going to my usual Sunday school class,” I said to myself as I entered church, so I think I’ll watch the video another class is showing. God used my unusual decision to direct our lives in ways we had never dreamed.

A Thanksgiving Reflection

What is it about holidays that brings Charlie Brown movies out of the woodwork? Everywhere we turn, it’s time for another Peanuts episode!

Let’s Get the Workers to the Harvest Today!

The Lord says in his word that “the harvest is plentiful but the workers are few” (Mathew 9:37 NIV). Today, the World more than ever is in desperate need of workers to go out into every nation to reach the lost and the broken.

A New Chapter for MissionNext

Quite a few things have changed since we started in 1998. By God’s grace, we’re entering a whole new chapter for connecting you with mission opportunities.  

A Change in Plans

Comfortable – that’s what you would call my career in the banking field, but God had other plans for me with that two letter command.

Provide a Way, Lord

Watching and sending is one way of serving Christ. And then, there are times when being the supportive hands and feet becomes a God-guided reality.

God at Work: Here

MissionNext partners with over 100 mission agencies and Christian schools, all with diverse needs. Be encouraged with two stories of God-ordained connections.

The Reason You’re Needed

They’re out there. Searching for the right messenger–perhaps someone like you–whose skill and passion match their unique ministry needs.

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