March 28, 2017
Paskenta Flournoy Bible Church was losing hope. The church had no pastor, and the community had no other church. Then, someone remembered Village Missions.
October 17, 2016
Rural ministry has huge potential. The relationship building that can occur in rural ministry will bring many opportunities to share Christ.
February 19, 2016
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.
April 18, 2014
My Aunt Patsy just passed away a few hours ago and in a few days we will celebrate the death and resurrection of our Lord. Aunt Patsy was a strange mix of compassion, unbelievable generosity, intelligence, stubbornness, and mental illness. We loved her but sometimes interacting with her was a challenge. Always sure she was […]
November 23, 2013
Background: When I became Executive Director in November 2000, Village Missions had a self-funded health insurance plan, in other words, we were our own insurance carrier. We collected premiums from the churches we served and used a T.P.A. (Third Party Administrator) to administrate medical bills. We carried stop-loss insurance to cover major medical expenses. Over […]
October 22, 2013
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 […]
August 3, 2012
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 […]