Nothing Wasted: An Unexpected Second Career

Village Missionary Ryan Schnee worked several jobs before entering full-time ministry, and none of them are typically associated with shepherding a church. Yet, every job and life detour was preparing him for a second career he didn’t expect.
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The Country Church: Serving Unique Needs

Each country church is found in a unique community, and the pastors who serve them have specific. Village Missions meets the needs of both.
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Rural Churches play a part in shaping and molding lives.

Rural Churches: Shaping & Molding Lives

Village Missionary wife Jani Carney shares how God used rural churches in her life, and how, years later, that impact continues.
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A cowboy pastor meets his rural community where it is.

Cowboy Pastor: Love Is The Glue

Village Missionary Nathan Mudd finds that some of his “greatest preaching” is done in cowboy boots…and not always from the pulpit. As this cowboy pastor serves his rural community, he shows Christ’s love to them in the ways they understand best.
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Revitalizing the Local Church

Village Missions exists to revitalize the local church in rural areas. This story about Village Missionaries Brenden & Helena Peters shows how.
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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 Only VBS Around

When Garrington Community Church held the only VBS around, one grandmother made sure her grandchildren could attend–with wonderful results!
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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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The Resurrection and Aunt Patsy

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 […]
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The Arctic Wooly Bear and Village Missions

I recently watched a program on Animal Planet about springtime in the artic. One creature that they referred to as the Wooly Worm (Banded Wooly Worm or Banded Wooly Bear) particularly caught my attention. The Wooly Worm, similar in appearance to the Wooly Worms I’ve often seen in the country, freezes solid in the winter and […]
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The Shortest Distance Between Two Points

I like using a GPS. Being a location-challenged person, with all our travels its nice having that girl (we call her Flo) in the box tell me where to go!Sometimes it’s an adventure. My older model GPS will pick out the shortest route distance wise between two points, which is sometimes not the quickest route. […]
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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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