Judy Gaskin, an Alliance missionary in Indonesia for nearly 45 years, talks about being a “hillbilly from Alabama” from a dysfunctional family. Saved through the love of an Alliance pastor’s wife, Judy pursued her call to overseas children’s ministry, through which thousands of children have come to Christ. “God delights in using the simple things, someone ordinary like me, to do great things for Him,” she concludes. For more of her story, see “Judy’s Kids” in the January/February 2017 issue of Alliance Life magazine.Watch video
Years after being impacted by a terrorist attack in the Middle East, an Alliance workers reflects on her decision to be motivated by love over fear.
John’s two-part message (see Video Blogs #32 and #33) is combined in this video post in which he shares six points to illustrate missions done well versus missions done poorly. Missions done poorly is about “us.” The Alliance is committed to doing missions well, which involves incarnational ministry that ensures the local, indigenous church’s sustained ownership and brings lasting fruit.
A.W. Tozer reads Acts 1:8, the theme verse of Alliance missions.
Melissa MacDonald explains the necessity of camps for Alliance youth.
John admonishes church leaders to “Keep watch over yourselves and the flock that’s entrusted to your care” by making the gift of Sabbath an indispensable element in our weekly rhythm.
At the Alliance World Fellowship, John Stumbo reminds us that our mission is complete when all have heard about Jesus.
A poem is recited that reflects the goal of the Alliance to pursue Christ together.
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