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Seeing The Sights In Greece

At the end of the MTW leadership conference in Athens, Greece Mike and most of the other missionaries and staff took some time to take in the sites around Athens. It was a rare experience and which could not be passed up. The group went to the Acropolis. The ancient citadel holds the Parthenon, the […]

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Missions Training In Greece

Monday through Thursday Mike attended MTW’s leadership conference in Athens, Greece. Every three-years MTW team leaders, leadership staff, and key staff gather in one location for training, and work. About 200 of the decision makers in MTW gathered together for a busy week, which included a large supply of prayer and worship. The theme for […]

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End Of Training New Missionaries In Belgium

A month ago Erin and Mike started the process of training new MTW missionaries in the Cross-Cultural Missions Intensive in Belgium. Six-days a week we helped to train 15 new missionaries going to nine different countries. The training was a combination of classroom learning and field exercises. The new missionaries took advantage of the massive amount […]

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Fourth Week Of Training New Missionaries

This week we continued to help train 15 MTW missionaries going to nine different countries. On Monday missionaries learned about family life and ministry. Mike sat on a panel and helped answer questions the missionaries had about life on the field. On Tuesday the group learned methods and philosophy of evangelism from John Leonard. The […]

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Third Week Of Training New Missionaries

Sunday saw Mike again leading his missionaries to worship at the Iranian church and Erin leading her missionaries to the Flemish church. Starting Monday the entire week was dedicated to language acquisition. Nancy Craig taught the group about the concept of linguistics and language learning. There were lots of practical lessons and each missionary even […]

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Second Week Of Training New Missionaries

On Sunday Mike and Erin went with their respective group of missionaries to different ethnic churches to worship and fellowship in a different culture and language. Erin’s group of four missionaries went to Bethelkerk, a Flemish speaking church. Mike’s group of five missionaries with to the Iranian Church of Brussles, a Farsi speaking church. On Monday the […]

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First Week Of Training New Missionaries

On Monday, the presenters, interns, and mentors arrived into Zoventem, Belgium where we are training new missionaries for a month. On Tuesday, the new missionaries and their kids arrived. There was plenty of jetlag and culture shock to go around. In the first week of training each day started with prayer, singing, and preaching. Mike […]

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