We Make It Our Ambition To Depend Upon God

The World Mission Prayer League Handbook states: The Mission’s finances are received, acknowledged, managed and disbursed in a manner consistent with our spiritual values and commitments. We might call it “the Prayer League way.” One practical implication of the Prayer League way is our policy of non-solicitation. We make it our ambition to depend on God in prayer for all things. This policy is based on Hudson Taylor’s fundamental faith conviction that “God’s person, doing … [Continue Reading]

Mission Musings From Mexico

What a privilege it was to gather with other faithful prayer partners of the World Mission Prayer League (WMPL) at our “Annual Celebration and Prayer for the Nations” on February 18, in Minneapolis. Now, just a few days later, I’m with another fine group of Jesus followers in Rosario, Sinaloa, Mexico, where the Alianza Apostólica Luterana Mexicana (AALM) is celebrating its 75th Anniversary. Different language, different food, different people, and a strikingly different setting, but … [Continue Reading]

“Lean and Mean”

What will the next generation of WMPL missionaries look like? I suspect you’ve heard the reports about the shrinking nature of the church in North America, and you very well may see it happening from where you sit on Sunday mornings. Increasing numbers of Americans are simply saying “no” to church. In particular, more and more of today’s young people claim no religious affiliation whatsoever. The percentages are startling, to be sure, and many find … [Continue Reading]