Missions

“GERMAN SUBMARINES SANK SHIPS ALL AROUND US”

A fascinating story about missions and God’s providential care.   Painting of the Steamship SS Brazil By Frank G. Tunstall The Imperial Army of Japan fed the flames of horror in Southeast Asia in the early 1940’s, all the way from the Philippines to the borders of India. Everyone’s number one fear was that Japan would […]

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ROBERT HOUGH, MISSIONARY TO CUBA DURING THE CASTRO REVOLUTION

By: Frank G. Tunstall Robert Hough was the first graduate of Southwestern Christian University to become a missionary. Known as “Bob” to his many friends, he moved his wife, Velda, and his daughters, Robin and Faith, into the boiling cauldron of the Cuban Revolution led by Fidel Castro in 1957. Cuba at the time was […]

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CAMBODIANS USHER IN A MIRACULOUS MOMENT FOR CHRISTIANITY

ChristianityToday.com cambodians-usher-in-miraculous-moment-for-christianity.html One of the great revivals of modern times is now happening in Cambodia, a 97% Buddhist nation. The church has grown from 200 Christians in the country in 1979, when the brutal Communist dictator Pol Pot lost power, to over 300,000 believers today. History holds Pol Pot responsible for the deaths of 1.5 million […]

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Developing a Missional Response to Seismic Shifts in the Church

http://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2016/august/developing-missional-response-to-seismic-shifts-in-church.html It’s time to stop holding on to yesteryear and start looking for ways to introduce Jesus to our dark world. By: Daniel Im There have been two seismic shifts in the church and culture in the English-speaking Western world over the past few decades. The first shift is predominantly a good one, while the […]

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“LET THIS BOY BE YOUR MESSENGER!”

By Elvio Canavesio as told to Frank Tunstall Adapted from the Simultaneous Principle, a History of World Missions Ministries My grandparents went from the Swiss Alps in northern Italy to Argentina in the late 1800s, expecting to find gold in the streets. All they found was dust. They settled in the western pampas [plains] of […]

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Global Leadership Summit 2016

By Frank G. Tunstall The beautiful Pine Dale Resort terraced into the hills on the shoreline of the Aegean Sea hosted representatives from thirty-seven countries April 4-10 in Kusadasi, Turkey. The occasion was the second Global Leadership Summit, sponsored by the World Missions Ministries Division (WMMD) of IPHC. The Apostle Paul navigated those same waters […]

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MY CALL – D. D. Freeman

By Frank G. Tunstall Can God answer the earnest prayers of a native African in South Africa, doing it with the birth of a baby boy 9600 miles away in the rolling red hills of northwestern Georgia in the USA? This story will give the answer. Back in the foothills of the Drakensburg/Soutpansberg mountain range […]

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