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Died: Robert Finley, Reformer of Foreign Missions

Robert Finley—who founded Christian Aid Mission, considered the first missionary organization dedicated to supporting indigenous missions abroad—died last week at age 96. Finley’s long ministry career intersects with major evangelical leaders and organizations, and his early insistence in the effectiveness of local missionaries over Western outsiders has become a driving …

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Interview: Women in Missions Leadership Walk a Tightrope

What distinctive gifts do women have for the global church? Is the church helping or hindering women leaders? In Women in God’s Mission: Accepting the Invitation to Serve and Lead, missions researcher Mary Lederleitner describes both the particular obstacles women leaders face and the unique blessings they offer the body …

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Tech solutions to missions problems

International (MNN) — What if the best tool for missions was in your pocket? Technology is everywhere, but sometimes that means the Church forgets that tech can be a missions opportunity. Nick Skytland wants to change that. Skytland wears several hats. He was the co-director of the Hackathon event at …

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Student-developed software enhances radio missions

International (MNN) – Trans World Radio broadcasts their radio programs in 190 countries and 230 different languages. Their reach is powerful and can transmit into remote villages, yet TWR’s Alan Lawton, the Director of Mobilization, says the most difficult part about the broadcasts is knowing if the signal is actually …

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Urbana Faces the Challenge of Calling Gen Z to Missions

Plenty of today’s evangelical leaders look back to Urbana conferences over the years as the catalyst that drove them to ministry. But for the shrinking crowd at InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s (IVCF) triennial conference—held over the past few days in St. Louis—the path to the mission field appears more complicated. The …

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