Paul Borthwick, along with his wife Christie, serves on the staff of Development Associates International (www.daintl.org) focusing on leadership development in the Majority World. As such, they spend more than two months every year in overseas ministry. Paul completed 30+ years of teaching the Global Christianity courses at Gordon College (Wenham, MA) in 2015.
Mike Hey has served with OM since 1976. After spending three months as a volunteer on the MV Logos, Mike served for ten years in Uttar Pradesh in evangelism, discipleship and leadership. Mike and Ann studied theology at All Nations Bible College in the U.K. Prior to joining OM Mike studied photography and worked in a local Television station in Mackay, Queensland.
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What does it look like to reach out to Hindus? What are some missiological methods being used by workers today? How can I be using them to reach out to Hindus around me?
What does it look like to reach out to Buddhists? What are some missiological methods being used by workers today? How can I be using them to reach out to Buddhists around me?
What does it look like to reach out to Muslims? What are some missiological methods being used by workers today? How can I be using them to reach out to Muslims around me?
If I have kids or hope that I will in the future, how does that affect and how is it affected by serving God overseas? What are some unique opportunities that going as a family opens for ministry? What are some challenges?
How do I respond to and prepare for God’s call in missions with parents who are very opposed to the idea? What does it look like to honour them while also putting God’s call first?
What does it actually look like to be a missionary on the field? What models of teams are there? How does one navigate and thrive in multicultural teams? What strengths and challenges does working with the local church (as part of their team) bring?
We often think missionaries are ‘super’ Christians who are Bible college graduates with amazing ministry and life skills and without fault. However, God challenges this. What are the kinds of people God desires to use? How do we think about and respond to our own inadequacies on the field, especially in light of trials and suffering?
A group of panelists who are not your ‘typical’ missionary coming together to share their journey and how they see their place on the field