The District Representative expansion will help us continue strengthening rural churches

Strengthening Rural Churches

Over the last few months, our National Board of Directors developed a strategic plan for strengthening rural churches and our Village Missionaries. This plan focuses directly on the ministry of our District Representatives. Their roles exist to strengthen our missionaries, provide guidance to the church leadership, and identify the best ways the whole church can […]
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Hope in the Desert: Coaching Missionaries to Success in Ministry

Hope in the Desert: Coaching New Missionaries to Succeed in Ministry

James & Katie Attebury recognize that their District Representatives can help them succeed in ministry. Their story shows the vital role the DR plays in their work.
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An Effective Representation of Christ

An Effective Representation of Christ | Part 2 of The Big Question

Why do we do what we do? Jon Hansen continues to explain as he shows how an effective representation of Christ affects those we come into contact with.
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A heavenly calling to ministry

A Heavenly Calling to Ministry | Part 1 of The Big Question

When Jon Hansen was asked why he does what he does, he was prompted to give deeper thought to his calling to ministry. Learn what he discovered in this two-part series.
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What Is Village Missions, Part 4 | The Unknown Mission Field

As Makenzie explored the Village Missions webpage and a potential new job, she stumbled upon a new-to-her concept: the unknown mission field.
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Standing Together in Rural Ministry

Standing Together in Rural Ministry

When tragedy struck the Valleyford community, Village Missionaries Don & Gaylene Manning rushed to help. They knew the value of standing together in rural ministry.
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Beyond the Church Walls: Community Outreach in Endicott, WA

Beyond the Church Walls: Community Outreach in Endicott, WA

Endicott Community Church exemplifies community outreach as it seeks to broaden their mission–serving beyond the church walls.
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From Texas to Oregon: Makenzie's journey

Following God from Texas to Oregon

Makenzie was a Texas resident with no idea of the need for the gospel in rural areas. As our new Stewardship Assistant, she is making discoveries and sharing them with you in her monthly blog posts.
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Why serve in rural ministry?

Why Serve in Rural Ministry?

You might wonder, “Why serve in rural ministry?” Why not Africa, or the city? District Representative Greg Petrie shares a story of how God is working through Village Missionary Charlie Hargrove in his community.
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Refreshment for Missionaries: The Ministry of Staff Conference

Missionaries face challenges that can bring discouragement. Our staff conferences bring refreshment for missionaries, preparing them to return to their communities.
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Discovering Family in Rural Ministry

Discovering Family in Rural Ministry

Jon & Deb Hansen discovered their need for staff conference while Village Missionaries. Now, part of their job as District Representatives is holding staff conference, helping other Village Missionaries discover family in rural ministry.
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Four R's to Enhance Ministry Time

A Compass for Ministry Time

The challenging nature of ministry necessitates regular time of rest and refreshment. Jon Hansen discusses four “compass points” that help to ensure that ministry time can be spent efficiently and productively.
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