Category Archives: IBMGlobal News

Annual IBMGlobal Candidate Conference

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This week I have been participating in an annual training conference for cross-cultural missionaries.  I serve as the Africa Director for a mission agency, IBMGlobal. This year we have missionary candidates heading to South Sudan, Costa Rica, the jungles of Peru, … Continue reading

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Missiologists: 40 Maps That Explain The World

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Max Fisher at the Washington Post wrote a fascinating article entitled, “40 Maps That Explain The World.” It is a must read for those interested in missions! Continue reading

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Birding In the USA

Wow – there really isn’t a lack of money in our distressed economy! The real issue is the affections of the heart… Will I spend my resources for personal pleasure or will I invest to fulfill the Great Commission. Continue reading

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Mission Prayer Letters Need To Be Mobile Friendly

Possibly the most revealing piece of data collected from a survey which included responses from 1,497 smartphone users, is that 75 percent of users say they are “highly likely” to delete an email that does not display well on mobile. Continue reading

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2014 IBMGlobal Conference Announcement

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The next annual IBMGlobal Conference will be held Sunday April 27 through Friday May 2, 2014. Please mark the date in your calendar and plan to attend! Continue reading

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We are 30 and growing!

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The third annual IBMGlobal Conference was held April 22-25th. Speakers dealt with a variety of personal development and growth issues during the four days of seminars. The feedback was overwhelmingly positive. Continue reading

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IBMGlobal Annual Conference

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The Candidate Conference is a time for missionaries, candidates, pastors and church leaders involved in the mission programs to come together to discuss issues pertaining to mission outreach, strategy, current trends in missions, relationships, cultural adjustment and the primacy of the local church in missions. Continue reading

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Deputation And The Local Church

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We hadn’t meant to fall in love with this church plant; we’d meant to come to Denver, get some church planting experience and leave for the mission field a year later. God’s way was different, and the first thing that our new pastors did was slow us down. Actually, they told us we weren’t ready three different times. Those delays were critical for the development that we needed, but they were hard. First, the pastors invited me to become a pastoral intern so that I could be developed in leading a church and then be sent out as a pastor if God wanted me to plant churches. Continue reading

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Giving Online

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In an effort to provide the highest level of financial service, IBMGlobal now has the ability to process pre-authorized ‘automated giving’ – either through EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) or through recurring credit card transactions.

To get started, simply click on this link and follow the instructions to register. Registering online will give you the ability to manage your online donations and access your gift history. Continue reading

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Prayer For the Persecuted

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An unexpected knock interrupted the house church meeting. The believers inside, still grieving over the death of one of their leaders, had been on their knees into the night praying for the release from prison of another one of their pastors. Then came a knock at the door in the dead of night. Was it the police, or just a stranger who had lost his way and saw a light in the window? Continue reading

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