Thank You Papa Straws

By Bill MacLeod, Executive Director When our oldest went to college in SoCal, his roommate was the son of a pastor in the area, so he began attending that church his freshman year. As our other kids began attending the same college, they joined their brother for services each Sunday. My wife and I always…

Ukraine and Easter 

By Bill MacLeod, Executive Director Everyone loves a David and Goliath story. What has been unfolding in Ukraine since the end of February is both horrific and miraculous. Russia taking aggressive action against a sovereign, unsuspecting nation (the Number One Missionary-sending country to Europe and Central Asia by the way); includes the deliberate killing of…

Of Invasion, Resolve, and Preparation…

By Bill MacLeod, Executive Director As Russian tanks rolled across the Ukrainian border last weekend making their way toward the capital of Kyiv, the world watched in amazement at the resolve of the Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, and indeed the citizens themselves who took up arms to defend their country. Additionally, not only is Ukraine…

“It’s Time… For Results!”

By Bill MacLeod, Executive Director With an urgency to both meet and engage with others eager to take the gospel ‘across the street and around the world’…our 2022 “it’s time.” Conference resonated in and through every aspect of this year’s 20th anniversary event! We were so very grateful for Village Church hosting us and allowing…

It’s time… 2022!

Bill MacLeod Ten days from now Mission ConneXion Northwest (MCNW 2022) launches at Village Church Beaverton, and there could not be a more appropriate theme for January 21-22, 2022, than “It’s Time.”   Did YOU know…? Last week over 5,000 MCNW programs, flyers and posters were distributed to 218 churches by our motivated volunteer team! Let us know If your…

“It’s Time…for YOU!”

By Bill MacLeod, Executive Director Even as Mary and Joseph rode into Bethlehem many years ago preparing to bring the blessed Messiah into the world in the fullness of time, we can imagine Mary looking at Joseph with that knowing look that quietly entreated: “It’s time.” What time is it for you? Has the Holy…

What MC Southwest Fulfilled…

By Bill MacLeod, Executive Director On November 5-6, Mission ConneXion Southwest fulfilled a vision that was launched almost exactly 20 years ago to the day… Back on November 15, 2001, over 300 pastors gathered for a luncheon to hear Luis Palau help us cast the vision for what would become Mission ConneXion.  The theme we…

MC NORTHWEST Welcomes Andrew Scott! 

By Bill MacLeod, Executive Director With less than 10 weeks left before the start of Mission ConneXion Northwest at Village Church, Beaverton, we are excited to welcome Andrew Scott, President/CEO of Operation Mobilization in the USA. He and his wife Sharon live outside Atlanta, Georgia, near their two grown children Ana and Daniel. Born in Northern…

MC Southwest – Right on Time!

By Bill MacLeod, Executive Director Mission ConneXion Southwest is only days away – scheduled to arrive right on time on November 5 & 6. Helping you picture your place in the world Christian movement so you can answer the question “What’s Your Role?” will be these special guests… Pastor Noe Garcia was born in Houston,…