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The political situation in Bolivia, South America has been anything but stable over the past year. This time last year, the previous president, that represented the socialist party, was ousted by the people, because he was attempting to run for a third term that the constitution did not allow for and there was also suspected...
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–Missionary Kyle Shreve Why did I choose Latin America? Or why did Latin America choose me? I think why I choose Latin America, or why anyone should consider it, comes down to a tension between two seemingly opposing truths, God’s calling versus human logic. The first truth is that I believe God called me. There...
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Whose money is it, mine or God’s? All that we have belongs to the Lord, yet some of us have difficulty putting this truth into practice. We become anxious about our level of support and worry that too many gifts or loans will place us in financial jeopardy. A helpful technique may be to set...
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The idea of contextualization is to frame the gospel message in language and communication forms appropriate and meaningful to the local culture and to focus the message upon crucial issues in the lives of the people. The contextualized indigenous church is built upon culturally appropriate methods of evangelism; the process of discipling draws upon methods...
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This week we are hosting three episodes of Travis Snode’s, Missionary to the United Kingdom, podcast Reaching the Isles. Today he is interviewing two other Vision Baptist Missions missionaries about their work with the Muslim people. Later this week, he will be interviewing Pastor Gardner and VBM Director Jeff Bush. take a minutes to listen...
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This week, Pastor Austin Gardner is joined again by missionary Jason Rishel. Pastor gives Jason the opportunity to talk about cross-cultural ministry and the things that God taught him while he learned to serve and minister in Burkina Faso. Jason’s IntroductionMissionary to Burkina FasoHeaded to Bobo DioulassoLast episode, Jason made it clear that God can...
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Pastor Austin Gardner and VBM Director Jeff Bush continue the discussion of goals on the mission field that was started last week by explaining the goals of the first two years. Now the missionary is back from their first furlough and are ready to start their first full term. What should they do? What are...
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Pastor Austin Gardner and VBM Director Jeff Bush answer a missionary’s question. Whether you will one day be in this missionary’s shoes, or whether you are already a veteran who will one day have a missionary like this one in your ministry, this podcast is sure to be a help to you! We’ve been on...
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Today on the podcast, Pastor Austin Gardner is joined by Jason Holt, veteran missionary in Santiago, Chile. Jason talks about how the Lord has blessed in Chile as well some struggles he has dealt with in the ministry. He and pastor discuss how Chile is far from being reached and how Latin America is still...
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