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Five questions that can help you encourage a missionary

For most missionaries, staying encouraged in the midst of the unique context they live and serve within doesn't…

Local churches engaged in global missions–regardless of size (Part 3)

When a group of small church pastors heard me describe the level of global engagement of the small…

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Motivation Test

Motivation Test Why are you in ministry? Why do you want to go into the mission field? I…

Local churches engaged in global missions-regardless of size (Part 2)

At a global missions conference many years ago, I participated in a very interesting and enlightening question and…

Local churches engaged in global missions–regardless of size (Part 1)

Close to twenty years ago, I was invited to be the co-speaker at a missions conference held in…

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Character Counts

Character Counts Brian Regan does a brilliant comedy piece about a dinner party where the main character is…

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Confused or Confusing?

Confused or Confusing? People think that because they’ve dedicated their lives to spreading the gospel, they should never…

Avoiding missionary burnout–the gift of a sabbath rest

Although there are a variety of definitions for burnout, one of the simplest and most descriptive is this:…

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When Time Stands Still

When Time Stands Still Hurry up and wait Hurry up and wait. That was the first lesson I…

Understanding and giving the Gift of Debriefing

In the same sense that understanding more and more of what those who serve in the military actually…

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Sharing the Gospel Out of Season

Sharing the Gospel Out of Season “Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince,…

Short term teams–why some level of “transformation through aviation” really happens

“How many of you serve in the children’s ministry of your home church?” It was a question that…

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Support Raising Revisited Again Part Two

Support Raising Revisited Again Part Two The key component of missionaries going to and staying…

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Support Raising Revisited Again Part One

Support Raising Revisited Again Part One Raising support is the toughest part about being a…

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Small Church Global Impact Part Three

Small Church Global Impact Part Three In this podcast, the strengths and advantages of being…

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Small Church Global Impact Part Two

Small Church Global Impact Part Two If you want people to think locally, get them…

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Small Church Global Impact Part One

Small Church Global Impact Part One Many times churches get into a habit of thinking…

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Orality Movement Part Five

Orality Movement Part Five In this podcast we wrap an interview with missionary to Mexico,…

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Orality Movement Part Four

Orality Movement Part Four We have missionary Angelina Velasco as a guest for this and…

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Orality Movement Part Three

Orality Movement Part Three We're pleased to still have Trip Kimball with us in this…

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Orality Movement Part Two

Orality Movement Part Two A subset of the Orality movement is training nationals on the…

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Orality Movement Part One

Orality Movement Part One Seventy percent of the planet is functionally illiterate. Faith comes through…

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A Discussion about PTSD

A Discussion about PTSD Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a term used often in…

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Business as Missions

There are different models of missions emerging as people think through how to reach the…

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Understanding the Dynamics of Honor and Shame Part Two

Americans need a framework for understanding how people in other cultures interact.
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Understanding the Dynamics of Honor and Shame Part One

This is the first part of a two part message Jeff Jackson delivers on the…

Missionary Financial Support

Missionary Financial Support Following the Rules

Practical steps for complying with IRS laws and best practices. Ron Clipp, director of Shepherd’s…

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Honor and Shame Part Two

This is part two is a series where Jeff Jackson defines the difference between American…

Jeff Jackson Teaching

Honor and Shame Part One

In this video, Jeff Jackson defines the difference between American culture and culture in most…

Written Missions Policy

Written Missions Policy an Essential Tool for Local Churches Desiring Global Impact

This video is from a webinar Jeff Jackson participated in with 1615 president Matthew Ellison on the…

Missionary Debriefing

Missionary Debriefing – a Gift

This video is from a webinar Jeff Jackson participated in with 1615 president Matthew Ellison. Their discussion…

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Debriefing is a Gift

This is what we learn from Pastor Jeff Jackson. Debriefing is a key component of churches sending missionaries to the field well.
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Non-Western Cultures: Understanding the Dynamics of Honor and Shame

American missionaries need a framework for understanding how people in other cultures treat each other,…

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Why Global Missions Matters

In this talk, Jeff Jackson talks about God’s End Game and your role in God’s…

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The Call [video]

This is the full video from “The Call” taught by Pastor Jeff Jackson at the…

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