The 5th Biennial ECHO Asia Agriculture and Community Development Conference is “Equipping Workers” and will offer a time for missionaries, agricultural workers, development agents, farmers, and organizations from across Asia to come together from October 6th – 9th in Chiang Mai, Thailand, for a time of practical learning, networking, and encouragement. Participants will hear from experts in the fields of agriculture and community development, learn proven techniques for small holder farmers, and receive hands-on training in sustainable agriculture. To find out more information and register for the event, please visit
Hats off to Global Mapping for recognizing the infographic nature of our world today. They staged a March webinar on “Making your Message Stick in an Infographic World” and I see they’ll be presenting on a similar vein at LittWorld in Singapore in November.
But if you’d like a taste (in infographic form, of course), just click today to an infographic like…
Hopefully, you’ll remember what you read there. :-)
A conference focused solely on the subject of missionary care, Care Connexion is a catalyst for mutual encouragement and sharing of best practice resources in member care. It is an excellent opportunity to network with lay leaders, counselors, agencies and educators, all who are committed to missionary care. The guest speaker for this conference will be Dr. James Raymo. In addition, they’re offering, for those new to missionary care, a one-day intensive “Developing a Missionary Care Strategy.” For more information, visit
Ed Brown and our friends at the Lausanne Creation Care Network are busy these days with a series of conferences around the world on the general theme of Creation Care and the Gospel. (If that seems like a strange juxtaposition to you, you need to read the Cape Town Commitment again!) Conferences are coming this year in East Africa (Nairobi, May 17-21), Canada and the US (Boston – Gordon College, July 27-31), Latin America (Cusco, Peru, September 8-12 – Spanish and Portuguese), and West Africa (Ghana, November 9-13, French and English). This is an ideal opportunity to get up to speed on one of the truly hot-button issues of our time by interacting with top theologians, scientists and practitioners. Check out the Global Campaign website here:
Use the link there to let Ed’s team know if you would like an invitation to one of these conferences. And a suggestion: Don’t put it off. Seats are going fast.
Here’s a regional conference on caring for creation at Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts, July 27-31 2015. Learn more at…
then register at…
Here’s a Hudson Taylor Legacy Series Seminar (Celebrating 150 years of God’s Faithfulness). This OMF International seminar will be held at the Vancouver Chinese Evangelical Free Church, 3295 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 (7:30 – 9:00 pm). For more information, contact
cabcrmcomfmailcom or check out
YWAM’s North America Frontier Missions Leadership Team is excited to announce that the GO Conference is back and coming soon. This year’s conference will take place at YWAM Orlando from March 17 to 21. You can find more information at
or you can email
sendingtothenationsgmailcom The conference will include anointed and gripping keynote speakers, interactive tracks and breakout sessions, intense worship and prayer for the nations, and more. Now is the time to GO!
Indigitous is coming to Bangalore February 13-15, 2015. Indigitous is a movement passionate about connecting people to Jesus using digital strategies. Their conferences offer the opportunity to learn new digital strategies, network with others who can partner with you to achieve your goals, and collaborate to create new tools and projects that will increase the effectiveness of your ministry.
The conference’s theme will be Reaching the Unreached Using Mobile Technologies. To register and get more information, visit:
What do you get when you combine the best experience of the EFMA with the breadth of knowledge of the IFMA? You get MissioNexus. Regardless of whether you’re a veteran or a rookie in global outreach, someone in MissioNexus probably has the solution to your next problem (even if you haven’t encountered it yet). Just their conference alone is worth the look…
But Steve and his staff have completely retooled to offer you a whole lot more. Give them a look and, if you like, join them and see for yourself.
The Pastor to Missionaries Conference is said to be the one place each year at which you can network and team up with other practitioners and specialists in member care.
It’s staged each year by Barnabas International, and the 2015 conference is Oct. 6-9. Also check out their book list and other resources.
Find out the purpose he has in store for you. Learn how your work can become worship. Attend the Work as Worship Conference in Dallas on Nov. 7th at Watermark Church. Learn more and register at…
Cost is just $49 and space is limited to just 200 more participants. Idea: Learn how they do this, then apply it in your country, region or world area.
To deepen intimacy with God and to experience a fresh anointing of the Holy Spirit through a time of retreat, rest, and renewal, sign up for Experiencing Prayer Days and Short Retreats. This will be in September, 2014 at the White Oak Conference Center in Winnsboro, SC. (an hour’s drive from Charlotte, NC). The Full Session is September 17-26 ($795.00) and the Short Session September 17-22 ($585.00). This covers accommodations, meals, all materials, some books, and resources. Partial scholarships are available. Participants will experience prayer topics, retreat topics, and a leadership topic using Jesus’ example. They will be prepared to facilitate topics with others. If you need other information, have questions, and/or to get a copy of the Overview/Application, contact Dr. Evelyn Davis, the author/coordinator. Email her at
The theme is “Longing to Belong” and the conference takes place in Toronto, November 6-8, 2014. It’s organized by the Canadian Network of Ministry to Muslims. Plenaries and workshops will be aimed at different levels and interests. Learn more and/or register at
To get the best price please register before August 31st, 2014. Send more questions to
Organizers of the Naiberia conference have asked us to share that, “If you are interested in reaching out to Muslims for the Lord then come to Naiberia, a conference for nationals and expatriates working in North Africa and Europe.” They want to offer a conference in which you can learn what the Lord is doing throughout that region, form meaningful partnerships with others, as well as foster fellowship and a time of encouragement and prayers. If you want to know more start by writing
malaga62hotmailcom to be vetted (to make sure you are who you say you are :-) ). You’ll then be directed to their secure website where you can learn more about the conference.
Some missionaries ought to carry out their ministry using local languages and resources, says the AVM (Alliance for Vulnerable Mission). This can help to avoid the creation of unhealthy dependency. The AVM has arranged conferences and consultations in 2015 in the UK and in Germany to further the discussion on vulnerable mission. Their title is: Avoiding Dependency in Global Christian Mission; Vulnerable Mission a potential answer. Learn more by visiting…
There is a growing network of ministries, churches and cross-cultural workers coming together in a more collaborative effort to multiply disciples and churches among the Hui & Dungan peoples in East & Central Asia. As part of this growing movement, a group of workers will be hosting a Stateside conference July 11-12 in Spartanburg, SC. If you are interested in exploring ways to get involved among the Hui & Dungan or you are already involved, they invite you to join them this coming July. Field workers, partnered churches and indigenous believers (given that Visas are issued) will be attending. For more information, contact Steve at
srcsilkroadcatalystcom . Steve will email you the specifics and how to register. Registration cost is only $30 before June 15 and three meals will be provided. Home stays are also available but space is limited.