Holistic Mission Guide (English)
APBAid Director Roshan Mendis shares a powerful tool to help churches and organizations develop responses to the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.
Nathan Nettleton shares lessons learned in adapting to online worship and identifies key groups who were blessed by the transition.
Angela French shares ways their church has pivoted to engage in meaningful worship and to inspire connection during the pandemic.
Dr. Matt Cook draws from more than twenty-five years in ministry to outline three ways to plan financially and be good stewards in uncertain times.
Miqlat Ministry Director Asha Sanchu shares about a miraculous and spontaneous prayer service in the midst of a crowded, smoke-filled bar.
As churches pivot to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, theologian Paul Fiddes reminds us of the virtues of virtual covenant, fellowship, and body.
With so many crossroads to face during this season, it can be difficult to know which direction to go. Merritt Johnston shares why prayer should be our first course of action.
Moses B. Adebayo instructs leaders to embrace social media in integral mission.
Sophia Williams details numerous acts of kindness in Jamaica amid the COVID-19 pandemic and reflects on the demonstration of compassion and justice in our society.
Mark Craig shares insights into positive changes that are emerging as churches pivot in the wake of our new reality.
Based on Mathew 9:36, Sasagu Okumura reflects on the importance of compassion in the wake of COVID-19 and a natural disaster in Japan.
Rev. Dr. Wati Longchar laments the cruelty of COVID-19 but also sees it as a unique opportunity to focus on what matters most.
Jonathan Ingleby shows how Jesus’s compassion was more than a powerful emotion. It ushered in a program of action.
Villo Naleo draws lesson from Noah, a righteous man who faced a global crisis, and details how churches in Nagaland responded positively to the pandemic.
Rory Mackenzie discusses the concept of karma in the context of COVID-19 and the impact on how suffering is perceived.
Cristina Arcidiacono reflects on a year in Italy during the lockdown and issues a call to hope from Psalm 31.
Alex Pugh describes the spiritual growth experienced in her church by implementing daily devotional videos on YouTube.
Joe Bridi and Sophie Nasrallah examine the changing sense of mission in Lebanese Baptist churches and the impact in their ministry with Syrian refugees.
Despite strictly enforced limitations due to COVID-19, Daniel Bullock tells how one church led the way in “missiological ecclesiology.”
Allison Benfield explains how God’s creative Spirit worked through the disruption of normality and led to innovative ways to celebrate Advent and Christmas.
Rev. Xavier L. Johnson urges pastoral and ministry leaders to embrace change and discern God’s “preferred future” for their church.
A mother with young children, Seketuno chase Punyu urges parents to see the beauty of God and the opportunity to pour into our children in the midst of the pandemic.
Oladeji Adebayo reports on the impact of COVID-19 in Nigeria and relates practical guidance to reduce infection in places of worship.
By including youth and children in the creation of internet worship services, Ai Akers reflects on positive outcomes of the project.
Samson Aderinto Adedokun gives practical responses to 7 challenges caused by COVID-19.
Ministry leaders celebrate over 200 years of Baptist partnership in Myanmar/Burma and discuss victories and challenges to ministry during this climate of social unrest.
The Author explores the question, “How do Christian churches in Myanmar respond to COVID-19 while also living under military dictatorship?”
Michel Sawan shares what led him to create the Lebanese Association for Migratory Birds and how he is inspiring others to engage in creation care.
Pastors experience powerful response to their Food Ministry in Charlottesville, Virginia, in the wake of COVID-related job loss.
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Job and Phoebe Santiago partnered with local, national, and global faith communities to mobilize an emergency response in the Philippines at the outbreak of COVID-19.
The most obvious comment about the news at present is that that we live in troubled times. Of course, we have to keep that in perspective.
The COVID-19 pandemic took the whole world by surprise and brought many nations of the world to their knees. Discover how churches in Nagaland responded to the crisis.
Drawing from biblical examples of people wishing to go “back to normal,” Victoria Aleksandravicene encourages Christians to seek transformation within the “new normal.”
The author explains how her church answered the call of discipleship and evangelism in a village setting by writing, printing, and sharing sermons.
Polisi Kivava shares practical measures taken by churches to help the most vulnerable.
Jilia Bowering celebrates the local church’s unique ability to respond to the world’s largest crises with prayerful, contextual, and collaborative integral mission.
Paul Campion shares how Shirley Baptist Church used creativity within worship to help their community stay connected during lockdown.
Learn about a specific relief response in Rwanda made possible through global partnerships.
Winston Garner Jr. shares about miracles happening in Guyana in the midst of COVID-19.
Roshan Mendis examines the ministry of Jesus and discusses the Great Commission and Great Commandment as they relate to integral mission.
Rev. Israel Olofinjana explores discipleship in a suffering world and examines theology that originates in the context of loss and pain.
Just as the Psalmist faced diverse dangers, Roshan Mendis exhorts readers to respond to COVID-19 on the basis of our spiritual roots.
Wati Longchar challenges readers to go out from the four walls of the church at this critical time to show love and justice in action.
Based on Romans 8, Jonathan Wilson applies the three groanings within the story of God’s redemption to the context of COVID-19 and offers hope in the Spirit.
From the context of devastated Philippines, Jerson Narciso examines how the body of Christ can meaningfully address emerging issues and concerns in the new normal.