June 2017

praying for missionaries

How to Pray for our Missionaries

One of the most powerful ways you can assist missionaries is to pray. As believers pray, the Holy Spirit comforts and encourages, while providing vision and direction for the journey ahead. Even though most people realize the importance of...

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A Note of Thankfulness from John Piper

I write this note of thankfulness and celebration to mark the day when the very first Converge pension check was deposited in our bank account — February 2, 2017. I am 71, my wife Noel is 69, and this monthly check will...

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Converge Missions

Who Likes Change?

Who likes change? With it, there is always uncertainty, adjustments, a learning curve and hassles. We would usually choose to live without change. Regardless of our wishes, however, change is an inevitable part of...

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church guest services

How Friendly is Your Church?

Research shows that if you have a wonderful experience, whether it’s at a church, restaurant or retail store, you’ll tell seven people. If it’s terrible you’ll tell over 50.

My wife and I secret shop many churches in our area of Phoenix to...

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Togo, West Africa

From an Iowa Suburb to Togo, West Africa

I grew up in a suburb of Des Moines, Iowa. I was incredibly, even painfully, shy. It was hard for me to talk to people, even to my own grandparents, aunts or uncles. I was bullied in elementary school and middle school, and both my parents had...

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