Category Archives: Missions

Seeing Others Go

We met Colin and Amy Lyons at our church marriage retreat last April.  Talking with another Faith Center couple who were raising support for overseas missions was amazing.  Like us, less than 50% of their monthly support was pledged, and the … Continue reading

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Just for Fun Statistics

This blog passed 4000 views last week–amazing!  Since the first post in April, 2012, people from 39 countries have checked us out.  How fun is that?  We have views from all the continents except Antarctica.  Even if some are spammers … Continue reading

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He Plants Your Heart

Recently we shared our plans to serve in Ecuador with a couple from our church.  One spouse said, “Boy, I’d like to do that!” while the other spouse said, “I don’t think I could do it.  I love my life … Continue reading

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Three Generations

“My mother told me they heard the news of the second world war because of HCJB.  My grandfather listened every day.  We love HCJB!” HCJB are the call letters of radio station HCJB, a ministry of HCJB Global.  As the … Continue reading

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Winter 2013 Newsletter

If you’re on our mailing list, you should have received our newsletter recently.  If you aren’t, contact us and we’ll add you.  Or you can always find all our newsletters at the Newsletter page (above).

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Friend Raising

For me (Jody), the most thought-provoking part of this excellent book was the chapter on generosity.  The author quotes Earl Pitts, a Canadian YWAM worker:  “The Kingdom of God’s system of finances is giving and receiving.  The world’s system is … Continue reading

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“Perspectives”

Scott and I (Jody) are taking a 15 week class called Perspectives on the World Christian Movement.  This interesting and challenging class consists of a wide variety of readings and in-person presentations, usually by experienced missionaries. My favorite essay thus … Continue reading

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Encouraging Words

Around the end of August we received an email from former missionaries to Ecuador, relatives of members of our church.  They spoke of their fond memories of Ecuador and Quito, and also of the cooperative relationship HCJB Global had with … Continue reading

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Our Video

Only 3 1/2 minutes long, we think it’s an excellent introduction to us.  It was created by our videographer friend Russell Davie. Slice of Life:  Scott & Jody Arnold

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The Next Reasonable Step

If you read our first blog post, The Adventure Begins, you already know the last step in our “What Next?” search, our three-week visit to Ecuador this January.  But what happened before that?  How did we get to that decision? … Continue reading

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