Prayer

Patient v. Passive

Patience has been defined as the ability to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious. Passiveness is defined as accepting or allowing what happens or what others do, without active response or resistance. So how do we know when we are being patient or passive when it comes to the Lord’s plan for our lives? Patience is something we all had to learn at KM during what seemed to be the worldwide quarantine of 2020. Pretty much all mission activity stopped and everything became a waiting game. We weren’t sure when we would be able …

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Seek His face!’ Your face, Lord, I will seek

I love praying Scripture. In fact, one of my favorite things to do is pray some of the Psalms that extol God’s character. These chapters and verses get my heart and mind ready for taking up my cross and following the Lord. I’ve actually been praying that more recently. I used to ask that the Lord come with me on my journey through the day until I realized it’s not MY journey in the first place. So, I’ve been asking the Lord, through His Word and prayer that He take me wherever HE’S going, what HE desires for me to …

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“Social Media” That’s no Place for a Missionary

As soon as you pick up a phone, laptop, or simply look over your friend’s shoulder as they show you a viral video, you are connected. You can log in to any social media network and connect with people who live 7 miles or 7,000 miles away just by having a username and password. So, if theoretically we are connected to everyone, why wouldn’t we use this platform to spread the message of Jesus Christ?  Hi, I’m Madison, and, along with several of the staff and missionaries, I get to serve as the creator behind a lot of the content …

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7 Questions about using Social Media as a Missionary

Q: How can I use social media as a missionary? A:  First, share the gospel! This can be bible verses or sermons you have shared!  Second, use this as a platform to connect with supporters! Share experiences you’ve had in your country, challenges or prayer requests, and lots of pictures of your work! Third, create conversations! Encourage people to ask questions about your work and respond to them either in a comment or private message! Q: What platforms should I use? A: Common platforms include Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter; however, you need to choose what is best for you! Figure …

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Praying like Mr. Rogers

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