Celebrating Becoming a Self-Supporting Church

This summer, Carole and I traveled to North Lansing, NY to help Faith Bible Church celebrate becoming self-supporting. This means that the church is now able to cover our self-funded health insurance premium as well as the base salary of $1700 per month. Faith Bible Church reached this level in April 2011 and we joined […]
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The Very Best

Recently we held our Fall 2011 Candidate School in Dallas, Oregon. We accepted eight outstanding couples. They came from coast to coast and ranged from their twenties to their sixties. Some had some pastoral experience, either in a senior or assistant role, but some did not. Both husband and wife believed firmly that God was […]
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Visit to Upper Midwest Fields Served by Village Missions

Carole and I particularly enjoy visiting the missionaries and fields served by Village Missions. We observe how God is using Village Missions and the dedication of those who serve with us. We were able to visit several fields on our recent trip to Balsam, MN to be the speaker for the mini-conference. We visited so […]
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Flooding in the Northeast: Please Pray for Village Missions’ Fields and Village Missionaries

We are starting to get reports of flooding damage in communities served by Village Missions in the Northeast.  Many of these communities are isolated and lacking in infrastructure.  Often, the topography is such that the damage will be extensive.  Pray for wisdom and strength as the Village Missionaries will often be called upon to minister in […]
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Village Missionaries and the Indian Civil Servants

A friend of mine recently gave me something he had copied from Peter Drucker’s classic work, “Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices.” Drucker has been a particular favorite of his, ever since he studied under him at Claremont. I was struck by the similarities between Village Missionaries and Drucker’s classic description of the Indian Civil Service. The […]
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Ed Allan Retires as Chairman of Board of Village Missions U.S.

After forty years of faithful service, Ed Allan retired from his position as member of the board of directors and chairman of the U.S. Board at the spring 2011 meeting. Ed has served on the U.S. Board of Village Missions since 1971 and as chairman since 1991, when Rev. Walter Duff stepped down as chairman. […]
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God’s Call and Village Missions

Colossians 1:25-27 He passed by our display, scarcely noticing the brochures, pens, and sticky notes. Stuart needed to get to class and besides, he knew after graduation he was going on to seminary. He ignored the inner voice that told him to pick up a brochure. He walked further toward class. Again, the whisper, “Pick […]
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Photo Journals of Village Missions’ Events

I have recently posted pictures on Facebook that will allow you to see what is happening in Village Missions, both in the U.S. and Canada.  Here are the links and a brief description. You can copy and paste the link into your web browser or simply click on the link. Village Missions’ Candidate School Spring […]
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Thoughts on Old Videos

As I watched portions of the tapes being recorded, it was as if a portion of our life passed before me. My kids were young and cute when the videos started (eight and four years old) and I had darker hair and more of it!
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Missions Conference at Pierceville Federated Church, Pierceville, Kansas

The greatest joy I have as Executive Director is traveling to one of our churches to meet the people, visit with our Village Missionaries, and see first-hand what God is doing.
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"Charity Hunt" for Village Missions

I was not only thrilled at this unique way to raise money to keep country churches alive but also to visit the church at Blue Mound-coming alive once again through the ministry of Village Missions.
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Village Missions Selected as a "Shining Light" Ministry

Although ultimately we know that our recognition or lack thereof will come from the Lord, we are grateful for this recognition from a well-known organization that assesses the accountability of Christian ministries.
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