How the Sent Send the Senders: Three Ways Missionaries Can Catalyze Mission at Home

How the Sent Send the Senders: Three Ways Missionaries Can Catalyze Mission at Home

Unfortunately, many churches today still consider missionaries to be the only true “sent ones” among their members. However, missionaries can leverage their influence to help change this perspective. In this article, professor and former missionary Matthew Bennett recommends three ways that missionaries can help churches to renew their vision and strategy for sending all members on mission.

A Holy Ambition: Finding Your Pathway to Mission, Part One

A Holy Ambition: Finding Your Pathway to Mission, Part One

How do I know where God wants me to go, or what he wants me to do?" This question haunts many young, committed Christians who want to honor God with their lives. In the first installment of this three-part series, missions pastor and student advisor, Ben Ward, defines what it means to have a holy ambition: a subjective desire that we confirm through God’s word (the Bible) and affirm through God’s people (the church).


The Incomplete Pass: A Call For Missionaries Teams to Receive Well, Part Three

The Incomplete Pass: A Call For Missionaries Teams to Receive Well, Part Three

Receiving new workers (whether they be short-, mid-, or long-term) on the mission field is one of the responsibilities of the long-term missionary. In Part Three of this series Upstream’s Executive Director, Larry McCrary, will be expounding on what it would look like for missionaries to receive workers well. You can read the series here.

The Incomplete Pass: A Call For Missionary Teams to Receive Well, Part Two

The Incomplete Pass: A Call For Missionary Teams to Receive Well, Part Two

Receiving new workers (whether they be short-, mid-, or long-term) on the mission field is one of the responsibilities of the long-term missionary. In Part Two of this series Upstream’s Executive Director, Larry McCrary, will be expounding on what it would look like for missionaries to receive workers well. You can read the series here.

The God Who is Near All People: A Meditation on Acts 17:15-34, Part Two

The God Who is Near All People: A Meditation on Acts 17:15-34, Part Two

In this article, Bradley Bell, Direct of Content, teaches his readers the importance of meditating on Scripture. At the same time, he encourages his audience to be like Paul, and see the great idolatry that surrounds them by looking to the God that is near. Read the series here.