Currently in Mission Crossroads Magazine . . .
At the Crossroads: Critical global issues for our time
by Hunter Farrell
Imagine a secret society—2 million members strong—embedded in 10,000 communities across the most powerful nation in the world.
- How Mission Crossroads website brings the world together
by Gary Payton
Summer is past and so is the majority of our congregational and personal international mission travel. It’s my prayer that relationships were deepened and partnerships as brothers and sisters in Christ were strengthened.
- A Joyful Russia Mission Network conference
Gary Payton reports a “joyful” Russia Mission Network Conference in Omaha, Nebraska, in September.
by Catherine Cottingham
News from Presbyterian World Mission Mission Co-workers and partners.
- Your role in God's call to mission
by Pat Cole
While the world has changed dramatically over the past 175 years, the ministries of World Mission remain more necessary than ever.
- Texas elder supports ministry on the border
by Pat Cole
Individual Presbyterians in increasing numbers are stepping forward to support mission personnel. One individual has chosen to support a mission worker with a gift over and above her contributions to her congregation.
- Many lives, one mission: dreaming together in global partnership
by Leslie Clay and Carl Agsten
Presbyterians do mission in partnership. This basic strategy has become a mature and effective way of doing mission in Nicaragua for 40 years through the global partnership of the PC(USA) and the Council of Evangelical Churches of Nicaragua (CEPAD).
- Communities of mission practice
by Michael Parker
Presbyterian World Mission, in collaboration with U.S. Presbyterians and global partners, inspires, equips and connects in order to engage “communities of mission practice” in God’s mission.
- Partners in mission: youth showing us the way
by Mark Wright and Greg Klimovitz
On our first day of orientation as PC(USA) mission co-workers, we learned the mantra “Presbyterians do mission in partnership.”
- Short term mission trips
A short-term mission trip is an exciting, engaging experience in which faith is put into action by partnering with brothers and sisters from different cultures and life experiences.
- Empowering the global church
Around the world, Christian leaders look at diplomas on their walls and remember the generosity of Presbyterians in the United States who helped make their education possible.
- Teaching English and sharing Christ's love
Around the world, people see learning English as their ticket to advanced educational opportunities and career success.
- Book Review
When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor … and Yourself, by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert (Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2009). Reviewed by Judson Taylor
Serving Jesus with Integrity: Ethics and Accountability in Mission, edited by Dwight P. Barker and Douglas Hayward (Pasadena, Calif.: William Carey Library, 2010). Reviewed by Catherine Cottingham
- Holistic Partnership with World Mission
With more than 200 mission workers in over 50 countries, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has been sending mission co-workers around the world continuously since 1837. In 2012 we celebrate this 175th anniversary of international mission by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church.