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Girls in the cities in Central Asia have more opportunities these days to become doctors and politicians and important members of society, but traditionally, in this Central Asian culture, boys are valued more highly than girls. As Christians who come from outside this culture, what is our response?
I call myself a missionary. And I still find some forms of evangelism hard. My shy nature doesn’t like going up to people and striking up a conversation about Christ, or about anything, really. But Christ is in us.
Many of the stories told about Mexico feature its many problems and struggles. And those discussions are valid and have their place. But it bears remembering that this country also has a long and beautiful cultural heritage we would all be blessed to enjoy. I’m thankful for colorful, beautiful Mexico.
When most people think of missionaries, they envision pastors, evangelists, and church planters. But missions in a modern world is so much more. An ever-expanding element of missions is the arts, from music to painting to dance. Christian artists are using their skills and passions to preach the Gospel by touching hearts and minds.
OMer Paul, who serves as the short-term missions coordinator for OM France, debunks some of the myths he's seen when people go on a short-term outreach in this fun list.