National Coordinator for Perspectives Canada, Wayne Matthews gives us an overview of the Perspectives course, how it is making an impact on the Canadian church and explains why you should consider signing up for a course near you!
Larry Sharp explains business as missions (BAM), how it can be used to impact the world for God’s glory and what qualifications are needed to be involved in business as mission. if you have been curious about BAM, tune into this episode to find out how you can get involved.
Brian Fikkert, co-author of bestselling book, When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor and Yourself, discusses with us how the church should define poverty and how it can address poverty in ways that bring dignity and help people understand that they are God’s image bearers.
Dr. Rick Reed, President of Heritage College and Seminary, talks to us about God’s will, how we can discern His directing for our lives, and how we can walk along others helping them to determine where God is calling them.
Dr. Scott Moreau joins us to discuss the impact that social media is having on the church. How is social media shaping our society? How can it be used to promote missions? What are it’s pitfalls within the church and within missions? Learn more about how to harness social media for engaging in missions.
Neal Pirolo shares with us what a great impact a church can have on the effectiveness of missionaries when they play an active role in a missionary’s transition from the field to their home assignment. We learn about practical things we can do to help our missionaries re-enter well and what things the church should be doing to prepare themselves for their missionary’s return.
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Rob, also known to his friends as “Mags”, was raised near Edmonton, AB. He met Kathleen Hayes during his studies at Briercrest Bible College, and they were married in 1992. God has blessed the Magwoods with three fantastic kids.
Mags and Kathleen first served together on a short-term mission team to the Philippines. In 1996 they moved to Ukraine and Russia to participate in church planting, theological education, and agency administration. Mags has served as Canadian Director of SEND International since 2004.