Posts Tagged: ministry

Books for the Batboy

From our staff: Recently, we held an Apologetics Seminar at a church in California. One of the people helping me for the weekend was Dan, the Missions Pastor at the church. He shared his story with me of how our ministry influenced his life: “I grew up in a religiously diverse family. My two sisters… Read more »

Answers within Reach

Dear Josh: I wanted to write and tell you what an amazing impact your book, “More Than a Carpenter” has had on me and my youth ministry. It is a great resource for high school and college youth pastors and youth leaders. I am a youth leader at my local church and lead a small… Read more »

Inter-Generational Ministry

From one of our staff: Once we were in Lafayette, LA, where Josh spoke at a conference. While there I had several people share how our ministry has impacted their life and the life of their families. One woman told me that her sons were heavily influenced by Josh (and the ministry). Every time they’d… Read more »

Reaching into Closed Countries One Conversation at a Time

Each year, thousands of people from the Middle East travel to European cities for work, vacation, shopping, medical purposes and more. It’s in this time of freedom from their home countries that our Gulf Partnership Outreach teams approach tens of thousands of people with the truth about Jesus — talking about faith and sharing Christ-centered… Read more »

33rd Street Prison

We went on a ministry trip to the 33rd Street prison in Orlando Florida. Some others who had gone to minister in this prison before informed us that nothing could be brought into the prison with us.  Even our car keys and drivers licenses had to be left with the guards in the check in… Read more »

No One is Immune

YouTube comment from Moody Founder’s week 2015 talk: Excellent! Everyone needs to hear this and I’m so thankful that he’s addressed this issue [pornography] so openly. I practiced as a marriage and family therapist for 12 years and the number ONE issue was this issue and we’re talking Christians.  I counseled at Hope International University,… Read more »

Passing on the Calling

My name is Bran.  I went to Belarus and Russia with Operation Carelift (and later GAiN) many times over.  The Lord used those trips in so many ways in my life.  He planted a love for the Russian people—especially her orphans—in my heart, as well as a love for missions. And used that time in… Read more »

Ten Areas Where Pastors Need to Be Trained for the 21st Century

The American culture has shifted dramatically in a relatively short period. From shifting social rules and cultural expectations to new, pervasive technologies, the pastors of today are facing a different world than their predecessors. Besides the obvious and always-necessary training in unchanging, Biblical truth, what tools and training do pastors need to minister to the… Read more »