August 30, 2011
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 […]
May 31, 2011
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. […]
May 5, 2011
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 […]
May 3, 2011
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 […]
January 28, 2011
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.
December 21, 2010
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.
July 7, 2010
We found a dedicated Village Missionary couple named Ray and Martha Bell and a church family that was willing to accept us, love us and minister to this strange couple who had traveled across the country not sure of where they were going and what they would find when they got there.
June 29, 2010
These conferences, generally organized by the District Representatives, have been made possible by Peace Haven Ministries, local churches, and individual donors who recognize the need for missionaries to get away for a time of renewal and refreshment.