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Europe & Latin America Embrace Growing Online

Europe & Latin America Embrace Growing Online

Europe & Latin America Embrace Growing Online By Geof Gunton 2020 was a year of many firsts for SM. It was the year of trialing SM courses and programs online. Despite incredible challenges, almost every global region trialed online courses or seminars, and many countries embraced the new video-conferencing opportunities. South East Asia, South Asia, […]

Kicking Off 2021: Mobi 101 and Online Training for Youth Mobilizers

Kicking Off 2021: Mobi 101 and Online Training for Youth Mobilizers

Kicking Off 2021: Mobi 101 and Online Training for Youth Mobilizers An online Mobi 101 kicked the New Year off for youth mobilization, with a group of young people from Russia and India getting together on Zoom to discuss and reflect on the ministry of mobilization and what it means to be a mobilizer. The […]

Transforming Weed Patches: Reflections on God-given Giftedness

Transforming Weed Patches: Reflections on God-given Giftedness

Transforming Weed Patches: Reflections on God-given Giftedness For each one of us, 2020 has been very different from what we had expected. We were all going ahead with various plans we had made for the year, and then city by city, country by country, things began to change. It’s a great example of what Ralph Winter […]

Staying The Course: Reflections on Being On Mission with God

Staying The Course: Reflections on Being On Mission with God

Staying The Course: Reflections on Being On Mission with God   Ken Chua, founder of the Empowered to Influence course and seminar, reflects on his journey of being on mission with God: In 1998, at the age of 36, I was diagnosed with a retina disease. I lost functionality of my right eye over the […]

A New Year’s Message from the International Director

A New Year’s Message from the International Director

A New Year’s Message from the International Director  “Happy New Year” is our usual, hope-filled greeting to friends and family at the start of each new year. For some, this hope is realized to varying degrees, but for others, sadly, a new year becomes a year to forget! Collectively, the world is hoping for a […]

Looking Back on 2020: Insights and Encouragements for Mobilizers Pt. 2

Looking Back on 2020: Insights and Encouragements for Mobilizers Pt. 2

Looking Back on 2020: Insights and Encouragements for Mobilizers Pt. 2 Daniel, Global Region Coordinator (West Africa) It has been a challenging year due to the uniqueness of our terrain. Some of the countries in our region are experiencing political instability in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. For others, it’s terrorism, and economic hardship. […]

Looking Back on 2020: Insights and Encouragements for Mobilizers Pt. 1

Looking Back on 2020: Insights and Encouragements for Mobilizers Pt. 1

Looking Back on 2020: Insights and Encouragements for Mobilizers Pt. 1 Lecille, General Manager This year has been an out-of-the-box experience. Because we have never been on this road before, we had to chart new ways of being and doing in almost all aspects, both ministry and personal: the leadership/management team restructuring, online courses, and […]

Shifts in the Lens: Stories from Online Kairos in Malaysia

Shifts in the Lens: Stories from Online Kairos in Malaysia

One of the strengths of the Kairos course is that it shifts our perspective and worldview on mission, and the way God uses His people to bless the nations around the world. The Kairos team in Malaysia ran a Kairos course online this year, and these are just two of the wonderful ways that God […]