The Philippines, comprised of more than 7,000 islands in Southeast Asia, is the 13th-most populated country in the world, and is experiencing a boom in faith in recent years. World Team Philippines is part of this growth, planting churches among the unreached in both urban and rural locales.(more…)
God is working in the lives of people around the world who are fleeing persecution, war, and starvation to lands of prosperity and security, including the United States. Our strategically placed and uniquely equipped teams with The International Neighborhood Network (The INN) are building relationships in diaspora communities around shared interests and felt needs within these communities.(more…)
One of World Team’s guiding principles is being Gospel-centered, and our workers take that to heart in their lives as well as in their ministry to others. We have asked many of them what Bible verses or passages have stood out to them in their journey, and here are some of their answers.(more…)
Six -year old Ludwig sat at his table at the time he always did every day to read his Bible and pray. Suddenly, enemy soldiers burst through the door. Ludwig looked up then kept reading and praying. The soldiers stopped, stared at him, and…
Jesus told us to “go into all the world” and tell people about Jesus. (Mark 16:15) But did you know that it seems like the world is coming to Toronto, Ontario, in Canada? We know that God loves all these people and he wants them to hear about Jesus.
After moving to our new city, I ventured out to a nearby laundromat. I prayed for divine encounters in the midst of washing clothes. The first time I went I couldn’t figure out the payment system and the old man behind the counter frowned and pointed at his watch when I came to retrieve my clothes. I hadn’t gotten the clothes out fast enough. Ugg! I hated it.(more…)
Tim and Paula are successful World Team church planters in Spain. They joined World Team to go to a place where people have little chance of hearing the gospel. (more…)
There are countless opportunities for workers in America to love and serve our new neighbors. What is needed are open eyes, a servant heart, and the courage to engage with people who at first seem very different.
God is at work in all of our lives meeting needs, drawing us closer to Him and equipping us for service. Holistic ministry is an avenue that allows World Team workers to share the mercy and grace God has shown them with others who do not know Him.
Most of World Team’s workers have participated in a short-term mission trip before their long-term placements. For many of them, such as Chad and Kimberly in France, it was a short-term trip where God affirmed His call on their lives to serve cross-culturally.
“Nearly every cross-cultural worker that we know have participated in one or more short-term ministry opportunity. Kimberly and I are no exception,” shared Chad about short-term opportunities. “God used our experience in short-term ministry to open our eyes to the many needs of this world and to the specifics of how he could use our gifts and talents in His service.”(more…)