Bible Stories and How to Be More Productive in World Missions, with Bryan Thompson – EM205

Bible Stories and How to Be More Productive in World Missions, with Bryan Thompson – EM205

Bible Stories and How to Be More Productive in World Missions, with Bryan Thompson - EM205

Episode 205 - Bryan Thompson

There is something to say about the value of productivity in ministry, especially with short term missions. Bryan Thompson joins us to discuss the importance of using our time wisely and taking advantage of resources in ministry and shares a few productivity tips.

He tells stories about trips in Mexico, South Africa, and other places where God used a short term trip to build churches, bring conviction, or encourage believers. He also reminds us of how impactful Bible stories can be on a person and a culture. When someone comes into contact with the Word of God and with His presence, everything changes for the better.

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Partnerships in Missions: How to be Flexible and Humble, with Gena Thomas – EM204

Partnerships in Missions: How to be Flexible and Humble, with Gena Thomas – EM204

Partnerships in Missions: How to be Flexible and Humble

Episode 204 - Gena Thomas

If someone were to ask you, “What do people do on short term missions trips?” you might think of evangelism or building projects. But what about encouraging or listening? Gena Thomas makes a returning visit to remind us of the many ways that people can serve through short term missions.

During the show, she points out the value of flexibility and humility, especially for the team visiting the long term missionaries. When a team is flexible, it allows for relationships and partnerships to be formed. By serving wholeheartedly, short term teams can bring great encouragement and benefit to the organizations they work with.

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How to Prepare to Lead a Powerful Missions Trip, with Bruce Coble – EM203

How to Prepare to Lead a Powerful Missions Trip, with Bruce Coble – EM203

How to Prepare to Lead a Powerful Missions Trip

Episode 203 - Bruce Coble

Done well, missions trips can be powerful and life-transforming.

So much of what comes out of a missions trip has to do with what went into it. The preparation, the planning, the prayer and research. But, like the anything, the best plans mean nothing if we can't be flexible and stay true to the primary point of what we're doing.

Listen as Pastor Bruce Coble, one of the best missions trip leaders I know, shares what he's learned about leading life-changing missions trips from his decades of experience.

Not only will you hear his heart and knowledge, but you'll see how his simple approach has born fruit that lasts for generations.

You will not be disappointed.

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The Simple Glory of Following Jesus One Step at a Time, with Nellie Ramirez – EM202

The Simple Glory of Following Jesus One Step at a Time, with Nellie Ramirez – EM202

The Simple Glory of Following Jesus One Step at a Time

Episode 202 - Nellie Ramirez

Wondering what you should do with your life or whether God would have you involved in short-term missions? Unclear about how to move forward?

As Nellie Ramirez shares, sometimes God doesn't give us the entire plan. Sometimes, He gives us only a single word and then walks with us as we discover what He's doing.

Listen as she shares how she and her team are able to use this simple principle. She shares how her team is able to minister to people both at home and abroad, how God used a nearly empty tank of Gas to start a church, and much more.

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Wondering How to be Strategic in Short-Term Missions? with Tony Svendsen – EM201

Wondering How to be Strategic in Short-Term Missions? with Tony Svendsen – EM201

Wondering How to be Strategic in Short-Term Missions?

Episode 201 - Tony Svendsen

Have you ever wondered if it's possible for short-term missions trips to build on a long-term strategy over time?

If you have, you'll want to hear as Tony Svendsen of e3 Partners shares how he chooses, prepares for, and goes on short trips that line up with a long-term strategy. You'll hear him share two questions to ask to know where to build the best partnerships, five questions to ask yourself before committing to a trip, and how this approach yields incredible benefits.

With his years of experience and heart for building up the body of Christ, you will find Tony's story engaging, ripe with experience, and powerfully simple.

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How to Remain Deeply Devoted After Short Term Missions, with JennyBeth Gardner – EM200

How to Remain Deeply Devoted After Short Term Missions, with JennyBeth Gardner – EM200

How to Remain Deeply Devoted After Short Term Missions

Episode 200 - JennyBeth Gardner

Have you ever wondered why it seems so much easier to have a quality devotional life and hear God's voice while you're on a short missions trip? If so, you'll want to hear what JennyBeth Gardner has so say.

JennyBeth is a vocational missionary with the Transformational Education Network (TEN3). She spends most of her time in the US working on curriculum but she also makes short trips to build relationships, provide training and more.

As we talked, she shared some of what she's learned after years of making short trips, as well as some of the ways YOU can get involved with TEN3.

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