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I’m Tired of Missions Memes That Tell Me To “Go”
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ShareTweet My Instagram feed is littered with “go” memes. The ministries and individuals who post these images may have altruistic motives, but the overarching narrative of God’s missionary heart is…

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10 New Year Resolutions for Missions
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ShareTweet A new year is here and with it come a wide array of new initiatives, ambitions, and resolutions. Many of these resolutions will prove altruistic and some will see…

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The Top 15 Books I Read in 2017
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ShareTweet I’ve always been an avid book reader, but for my 2017 New Year’s resolution I took on an immense challenge. I would read a book every week throughout the…

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Let My People Go book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 12.28.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10. Let My People Go: The Life of Robert A. Jaffray (Jaffray Collection of Missionary Portraits) by A. W. Tozer on…

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100 TED Talks in 2017
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ShareTweet Adding to my goal to read 52 books in 2017, I also made a goal to watch 100+ popular TED Talks in 2017.  The jaw-dropping, persuasive, fascinating, and inspiring talks…

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Bruchko book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 12.11.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10. Bruchko by Bruce Olson on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here. (Note: This post contains affiliate links, which means that…

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Through Gates of Splendor book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 11.23.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10. Through Gates of Splendor by Elizabeth Elliot on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here. (Note: This post contains affiliate links,…

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Just Mercy book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 10.28.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here. (Note: This…

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Joannes family prayer card
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ShareTweet We are thrilled to present you with our brand new 2017 Joannes family prayer card! If you have not received one yet, feel free to contact us and we…

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I only give the first row candy just like the Church only gives the reached world Jesus
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ShareTweet It might have come across a little crass, but I’m glad I did it. The world we live in is not a fair place. Not everyone gets the nice…

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Quiet book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 09.02.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights…

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The Road Back to You book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 08.24.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10. The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile on Amazon. See my…

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If you say you care about the kingdom of God then it’s natural to care about the unreached
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ShareTweet   The Kingdom of God is advancing around the world, permeating every alcove and cranny of the earth. The Spirit of God is coursing over precipitous mountains in Southeast…

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Essentialism book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 07.14.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 7/10. Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here. TARGET AUDIENCE Passionate up…

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At Home in the World book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 07.07.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 7/10. At Home in the World: Reflections on Belonging While Wandering the Globe by Tsh Oxenreider on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here.…

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When God Weeps book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 06.26.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 9/10. When God Weeps: Why Our Sufferings Matter to the Almighty by Joni Eareckson Tada on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights…

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Myth: Missionaries Are Thrill-Seeking Globetrotters
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ShareTweet So, there’s this guy, Dave. He likes God and missions and Africa, so much so that he moved to Cameroon to live and minister among a Bible-less people in…

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Summer Reading Recommendations
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ShareTweet Summertime is here! Time to sit back a bit, relax on the porch, grab a cold beverage, and dive into a good book. This is the perfect time to…

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Strong Fathers Strong Daughters book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 06.19.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10. Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know by Meg Meeker on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here.…

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The Total Money Makeover book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 06.11.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 9/10. The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness by Dave Ramsey on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here.…

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International Day for the Unreached
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ShareTweet Today is a special day, a day that holds great meaning for us at Within Reach Global. In fact, it’s the reason that this ministry exists. Our motto simply…

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Switch On Your Brain book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 06.02.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10. Switch On Your Brain: The Key to Peak Happiness, Thinking, and Health by Caroline Leaf on Amazon. See my Kindle…

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There’s a Sheep in My Bathtub book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 05.28.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10. There’s a Sheep in My Bathtub: Birth of a Mongolian Church Planting Movement by Brian Hogan on Amazon. See my…

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Necessary Endings book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 05.18.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10. Necessary Endings: The Employees, Businesses, and Relationships That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Move Forward…

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Start Late Finish Rich book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 05.13.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 6/10. Start Late, Finish Rich: A No-Fail Plan for Achieving Financial Freedom at Any Age, by David Bach on Amazon. See…

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Outliers book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 05.02.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 9/10. Outliers: The Story of Success, by Malcolm Gladwell on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here. TARGET AUDIENCE Readers will be…

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Building a Discipling Culture book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 04.27.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 7/10. Building a Discipling Culture: How to Release a Missional Movement by Discipling People Like Jesus Did, by Mike Breen on…

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The Power of Habit book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 04.21.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, by Charles Duhigg on Amazon. See…

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7 things Missionaries Do That Jesus Never Did
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ShareTweet Every overseas missionary seeks to emulate the supernatural lifestyle that characterized the ministry of Jesus. We want our lives to matter for eternity. We want to see whole communities…

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The Insanity of God book review
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ShareTweet Date read: 04.14.2017. How strongly I recommend it: 10/10. The Insanity of God: A True Story of Faith Resurrected, by Nik Ripkin on Amazon. See my Kindle highlights here.…

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