Archive - June 2015

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How Broken is Too Broken?
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Eight Ways to Pray Today: Updates from Nepal
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Photo Journal: Guadalajara
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Monthly Prayer Journal: June 2015

How Broken is Too Broken?

Photo by Giorgio Raffaelli, Copyright Creative Commons License 2.0.

Prospective missionaries often get the impression that mission agencies are looking for perfect people. They can certainly be forgiven for this feeling. After all, we require forms to be completed, essays to be written, references to vouch for you and tests to be passed—all before we even let new members into the organization. There are good reasons for all of these steps in the assessment process, and they ultimately lead to healthier mission agencies, healthier individuals serving overseas and healthier ministry itself. Even so, I am yet to find a mission agency that isn’t deeply aware of the brokenness of its own…

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Eight Ways to Pray Today: Updates from Nepal

Nepalis are now taking a long-term view toward to the work of rebuilding. Photo by a TEAM worker.

The days have turned into weeks and months since Nepal endured two major earthquakes that left over 8,000 people dead, with families mourning and entire communities homeless. While an outpouring of global relief efforts have addressed emergent needs like food, water and shelter, Nepalis are now taking a long-term view toward the work of rebuilding. TEAM workers in Nepal remain on the ground and ask us to continually remember them in prayer. Specific ways we can intercede are outlined below. If you would like to leave a word of encouragement for TEAM workers in Nepal, you can do so in…

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Photo Journal: Guadalajara

Glenn Skala works in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Each month, we will feature a TEAM missionary in our new Photo Journal series. See what it’s like to live and work overseas through the eyes of the missionaries themselves. Don’t forget to check back each month for a new missionary and ministry area!  Meet Glenn, a TEAM missionary in Guadalajara, Mexico. Glenn grew up in Illinois, and his missions experience began during high school, when he went on four short-term mission trips with his youth group.  During college at Taylor University, Glenn continued going on mission trips, organizing and advocating for missions at his school. “It was through these experiences…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: June 2015

Photo by TEAM

Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. 1 GREECE Brad and Jamie Newport write, “During the year the focus on serving and proclaiming the gospel to the Afghani, Iranian, Iraqi, Syrian etc refugees in Athens allowed us the joy in May to hand pick from all these refugees those who would most benefit from attending week long summer camps that run from June 1 to the 17th. Pray as each day these Muslim men, women, and children will be studying Christ from the Gospels as well as being served and loved on by a…

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