Entries by theEFCC

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The Debt Epidemic

An update from one of our couples in Ukraine outlines the growing threat of credit abuse. For this particular people group (and for several others around the world), the concept of credit is entirely novel. With this new financial ‘freedom’, people are spending large amounts of money unwisely, and are getting themselves into real trouble. […]

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Caring for Your International Staff

I recently received a small publication from Ron and Beryl, a couple involved in missionary care through the EFCCM. It’s worth sharing, so I’ll summarise it here. (If you’d like to see the whole thing, contact us, and we’ll make sure you get it.) They’ve broken down the missions career into four compartments, and prayer […]

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The Emerging Church

There seems to be a lot of interest in the emerging church conversation right now throughout the church. When it pushes too far against the envelope that it starts questioning scriptural truth, there’s certainly a problem! But there are some valuable things that the emerging church discussion has brought back to the surface of our […]

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What’s Going on Here?

I was searching through our picture files for something specific the other day (can’t even remember what anymore) , and I happened on this picture of Steve, our Latin America Area Director. When I showed it to another colleague here at Home Office, she joked matter-of-factly, “Oh, he’s killing him.” Mercifully, that’s not what’s going […]

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Op-Ed: Missions as Activism?

If you’re into missions, there’s a good chance it’s because you care about people. But sometimes as we face a large, hurting world, it’s challenging to know where to begin. Some turn to politicians, trying to implement a large-scale change from the leadership. Others work socially, trying to change the mindset of their friends and […]