Missionaries would do well to follow Jesus’ example of casting vision. That vision needs to captivate people because just as in the case of Jesus, the day will come when the missionary will no longer be there.
Outgrowing its original meeting place, a Dutch church chose to separate into three locations with the intention of reaching more areas and making room for new people.
Llovió furiosamente durante todo el camino, pero finalmente llegamos a Jama. Fuimos de un refugio a otro preguntando si alguien sabía dónde se encontraba el pastor Servio Macías.
A Nazarene church in Scotland decided to take a risk and go outside their walls to reach an unreached part of their community. They had no idea if it was going to work or not.
It was raining furiously the whole way but we finally pulled into Jama. We went from shelter to shelter questioning if anyone knew where Pastor Servio Macías might be.
When missionaries in Spain asked a local councilwoman for permission to run a kids' baseball camp in a green space outside the city bullfighting arena, the council woman made an astonishing suggestion.
A Nazarene couple in the Netherlands are taking their medical experience to South Asia, where they teach people how to educate others in good hygiene practice, and provide access to clean water.
Nazarenes are both using traditional forms and pioneering new methods to share the age-old message of God's love in the post-Christian societies of the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland.
Missionaries, like Jesus, can do things intentionally so that daily activities contribute to purposefully following a pattern that fulfills the call of God on their lives.