Reaching Europe’s last pagans…

2019-05-17T16:02:42+00:00April 9th, 2019|Central Asia, Evangelism, Ministry, Prayer, Sending Missionaries, Short term service, Tatarstan|

The Mari El Republic is home to the Mari people, a Finno-Ugric ethnic group who have traditionally lived along the Russian Volga and Kama Rivers. The population of the Mari El Republic is just under 700,000.  Mari people can also be found in nearby Tatarstan and Bashkortan. Mari tribes [...]

Expect the unexpected – a new field worker writes

2019-08-14T15:38:49+00:00January 30th, 2019|Central Asia, Discipleship, Evangelism, Kyrgyzstan, Ministry, Sending Missionaries|

The best advice I got was ‘expect the unexpected’! As I prepared to come out to the field, I received a lot of advice and a lot of thoughts on how my first few months on the field would be, but overall, the best advice I got was ‘expect [...]

What are the first steps in becoming a missionary?

2018-06-07T19:10:24+00:00June 7th, 2018|All-Opportunities, How you can serve, Opportunities, Prayer, Sending Missionaries, Short term service|

If you believe God is directing you towards mission work overseas, there are some initial steps you can think about taking. The starting point is prayer – talking to God about what He wants, praying with your partner or close friends, praying with people who you trust including your [...]

Single parent with teenager prepares for future mission work

2018-02-01T14:23:36+00:00September 20th, 2017|Beautiful Stories, Central Asia, How you can serve, Ministry, Sending Missionaries|

Overseas mission? The conference brochure said ‘You can pray… give… go. ‘ Already involved in the first two, I had discounted myself from the third. But the Lord surprised me at that conference; I heard I could be involved in the third too… With no clear ‘call’ to a [...]

Why I joined People International

2018-01-31T14:54:07+00:00June 5th, 2017|Beautiful Stories, Central Asia, How you can serve, Ministry, Sending Missionaries, Why I chose PI|

People International was recommended to me as being professional, focused and friendly… A friend first recommended People International (PI) to me as being professional and focused, while at the same time, friendly. These three things are some of the reasons I eventually chose to join PI. Professionally, PI values [...]

From London bus driver to Central Asian church planter

2018-01-31T14:54:13+00:00May 24th, 2017|Beautiful Stories, Central Asia, How you can serve, Ministry, Sending Missionaries|

We were not the right sort of people that God could use, or so we thought… My wife and I are first generation Christians.  We both came to Christ in our mid-teens, met and married before we were 20, and now have 5 children, and 7 grandchildren.  Neither of [...]

The start of a life-long calling to work with Muslims

2018-01-31T14:54:13+00:00May 16th, 2017|Beautiful Stories, Central Asia, How you can serve, Ministry, Sending Missionaries|

The start of a life-long calling to work with Muslims… On my gap year before university, while on a mission trip to the South of France, I found myself on a team working with North African lads in a ghetto estate. My friendship with one particular lad led to [...]