Vision for Mission
Vision for Mission is a newsletter from Randy Friesen, General Director of MB Mission. Randy highlights recent worldwide stories and events that will help you build a vision for mission.
This week, I had an interesting lunch with an intercessor and friend who is 93 years young. Thirteen years ago while Les’ brother was dying, his brother asked him to take a “prayer baton” from him. For many years Les’ brother had been awakened by the Lord in the middle of the night to pray for their family, missionaries and church leaders. He was asking Les to now carry that baton. Les agreed and has enjoyed the nightly prayer vigil ever since.
Read more: October 2013
At a recent training conference for our N Africa follow up team, I was kneeling before a former mullah, washing his feet. We were remembering what Jesus taught his disciples in John 13 when he washed their feet. Ali was crying as he experienced anew the incredible love that Jesus has for us.
Read more: September 2013
It has been an amazing week with our North Africa follow up leaders and local teams in Central Asia. In the midst of political and social turmoil in this region of the world, there are many stories of people who are looking for answers outside of Isl*m.
Read more: August 2013
Over three years ago now, I received an email from an intercessor that described a picture they had received in prayer of a fire starting in the Middle East and spreading around the world. It was a fire of violence and lawlessness. Since then we have seen revolutions sweep through North Africa and the Middle East, and now we see unrest in Turkey.
Read more: July 2013