The theme of our January conference this year is “Without Borders.” I’d like to introduce you to two of our plenary speakers who emulate that theme in the way they have chosen to live their lives.
By Bill MacLeod
Last night, I taught my first “Perspectives on the World Christian Movement” class of the year.
As I drove to the class, I thought of the first time that I took the 15-week Perspectives course, twenty years ago. At that time, I was a newly-appointed missions pastor. I had studied and earned undergrad and grad degrees from solid, nationally-recognized Biblical institutions. But, what I encountered in those 15 weeks in the Perspectives course surpassed anything I had experienced before.
By Bill Macleod.
But, for Mission ConneXion, it is a difficult time. Our financial responsibilities continue throughout the summer but our support decreases as people go on vacation and focus on their summer activities.
That’s why I’m writing you today.
By Bill MacLeod
The day after that first Easter, Luke 24 tells us how Jesus appeared without being recognized to two disciples who were still reeling from the events of the weekend surrounding Jesus’ death. We get a candid, eyewitness account of just how downcast so many others also probably felt that day. While they had heard about the empty tomb, they were still unaware of His resurrection – that He was alive. Jesus goes along with them, both on the road and in conversation, even prompting them to explain to Him what things were so troubling to them when He asks, “What things?”