Archive - September 2023

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God’s Children are Not for Sale: Gaining Perspective on Sound of Freedom
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Ordinary People Serving an Extraordinary God: Pray for God’s Work in Chad
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Same Spirit, New Song: Pioneers of the Global Church

God’s Children are Not for Sale: Gaining Perspective on Sound of Freedom

Woman walking in sunlight
The movie Sound of Freedom is a classic story of “good guy defeats bad guy.” In the real world, the story of trafficking is rarely so simple.

In recent weeks, the movie Sound of Freedom has brought awareness of exploitation to audiences around the world. The film has also sparked lively conversations and even controversy, as various voices offer thoughts on the movie’s messages. Regardless of where we land on the movie itself, Sound of Freedom’s widespread exposure opens the door to a greater conversation about the realities of trafficking that are far more complex than can be portrayed in a two-hour film.      TEAM has long been engaged in anti-trafficking initiatives in multiple countries around the world. We reached out to some of TEAM’s global workers and…

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Ordinary People Serving an Extraordinary God: Pray for God’s Work in Chad

Chadian woman carrying water and baby on her back.
God is at work in the nation of Chad. Please join us in praying for these important ministry initiatives.

Ministry for TEAM Chad over the past 30 years has been a spiritual battle. The trials and challenges have been real and numerous. Global workers have faced illness, struggles in marriages, and conflict within teams. Some have been taken hostage, experienced the death of a child, or even lost their own lives. Yet, by God’s grace the work continues. As one TEAM Chad worker says, “We are ordinary people, serving an extraordinary God.”  Over the last couple of months, the TEAM blog has highlighted how God is at work in Chad. For this month’s Prayer Focus, here’s how you can…

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Same Spirit, New Song: Pioneers of the Global Church

Two children walking in a village in Chad.
TEAM Chad stands as an example of a globalized workforce taking the Gospel to the unreached.

‘Pioneer’ is not a term to be used lightly – it’s a term of respect and an acknowledgment of the challenges that must be overcome for those first to settle into new territory. A pioneer must break ground to carve a way forward for others that dare to follow behind.  TEAM’s work in the global Church in 2023 includes an increasingly globalized Kingdom workforce. God is raising up disciples from all over the world to take the Gospel message to the unreached. Asule and Neipe are beautiful examples of this. Born and raised in the Nagaland area of India, they…

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