Episode 274

Published on:

11th Dec 2019

How to Put Hands and Feet on the Good News, with Adrianna Manaugh – EM274

Even in missions work, people may leave if they're not seeing quick results, creating new difficulties. As Adrianna Manaugh shares, it's often faithfulness over years and decades that makes a significant impact.

One way we can be more like Jesus is by being faithful in the work we do. Adrianna Manaugh joins the show to talk about the importance of staying and building trust in missions work. Adrianna works with Partners International, which brings missionaries and local ministries together around the world.

Growing up, Adrianna always loved hearing stories from missionaries, and now she gets to share her own. In this episode, hear about her journey into ministry and her desire to show people God’s love. Not only does Adrianna share the Gospel through words, but she also shares the Gospel through serving and partnering with communities across the nations.

What We Talked About

  • 00:23 - Episode introduction
  • 01:18 - Welcoming Adrianna
  • 01:40 - How were you called into missions?
  • 02:25 - Preparation for cross-cultural ministry
  • 03:15 - What drew you to development?
  • 04:10 - Putting hands and feet to the Gospel
  • 04:44 - Staying to serve
  • 05:45 - Praying and persevering through problems
  • 06:34 - What was the first organization you worked with?
  • 07:38 - Bridging the gap between ministry and community
  • 08:29 - An example of sustainability and teamwork
  • 09:21 - What do you do in your work?
  • 09:50 - The structure of Partners
  • 10:30 - Different ministry roles
  • 11:02 - How did trips to Haiti impact your work?
  • 11:44 - Avoiding compassion fatigue
  • 12:27 - Learning how to read the stories of hope
  • 13:06 - A story of redemption through ministry
  • 14:20 - How common is that kind of story?
  • 15:07 - What is the biggest need?
  • 15:50 - Challenges in missions work
  • 16:29 - Steps to get involved
  • 16:57 - Secrets of walking in faithfulness
  • 17:26 - How can people be a part of Partners?
  • 17:46 - Be involved before you go
  • 18:42 - How can we best pray for you?
  • 19:10 - Closing thoughts
  • 19:43 - Updates and episode information

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