A Desperate Cry for Hope

A Desperate Cry for Hope

The community of Atlanta, MI, is beautiful, but kids in the area were struggling. Village Missions sent the Larsens to answer their desperate cry for hope.
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The Potential of Rural Ministry: Starbuck versus Starbucks

Rural ministry has huge potential. The relationship building that can occur in rural ministry will bring many opportunities to share Christ.
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What is the purpose of Village Missions in relation to CDI?

The Purpose of Village Missions & CDI

The Contenders Discipleship Initiative (CDI) serves a valuable purpose within Village Missions. Executive Director Brian Wechsler takes a look at how Village Missions operated in the past and contrasts that with the the present, then ties it all together with CDI.
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Pastor or Village Missionary?

What do we call the people serving in our Village Missions churches, and why? Executive Director Brian Wechsler takes a close look at the terms pastor and Village Missionary, and then explains why he feels one term is a better fit.
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The Rural Church—Missional Community?

Missional ChurchesSo many of the churches we serve are missional. They just don’t know that’s what people call it!  Suppose rural churches realized that they are missional and started building on this inherent strength of theirs!  It would not take any finances or other resources. They simply need to realize that we are to help each […]
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Pictures of Village Missions Events and Churches

It has been quite some time since I posted links to the places and events that Carole and I have visited over the last several months. This is your chance to take an armchair visit to some of our fields. What Could Possibly Happen in Kendrick, CO? Visit to a New Field in Arizona The […]
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Church Revitalization and Our Cherry Tree

We bought a cherry tree about five years ago.  We only have a small lot but we love cherries and I like to grow things.  We waited until the fall when the few rejected trees at Rite Aid were on sale. Our poor tree struggled to survive.  Deer ate most of its branches and leaves […]
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