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Jay and Lyne Abisch

Quebec, French Canadian Church Planting “The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.” John 1:7 Jay and Lyne Abisch joined the BIO as missionaries in 1994. Previous to their desire to go to Quebec as Church planting missionaries, they served fulltime on staff at […]

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  • Kidnapped

    By Wale Orekan The bus taking me into Abuja, Nigeria had a mechanical failure. I was on my way to the capital to renew our passports. Because of the breakdown I had to spend two nights in Owo with the other passengers. I decided to take another bus from that place instead of waiting. After […]

  • Homegoing of Dr. Garvin Dykes

    It is with profound sadness that we announce the homegoing of our beloved mentor, leader and friend. Dr. Garvin Dykes slipped into the presence of our Savior last evening. Brother Dykes was a champion for missions. He served and represented missionaries here at BIO for almost two decades alongside his dear wife Faye. Please be […]

  • Modern Ideas for Your Missionary Program

    Christianity has changed drastically since the days of the Book of Acts. I once read that the Greeks turned Christianity into a philosophy; the Romans turned Christianity into a government; the Europeans turned Christianity into a culture, and the Americans turned Christianity into a business. This is a succinct description of the mutation of modern […]

  • Practical Points for a Missionary Meeting

    Deputation is a part of the way we do missions. God uses deputation to prove the missionary for the foreign field and to promote missions in the local church. Here are a few practical suggestions that will help a missionary gather support effectively and efficiently on deputation. Procuring a Meeting Much has changed since the […]

  • Paul and Barnabas Were Ready. Are You?

    In Acts 13 we read about how the church in Antioch sent out Paul and Barnabas to start their missionary travels. In the first three verses we see two men who were prepared to go when they got the call. 1. Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; […]