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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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  • 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; […]

  • None to Declare

    In a time of great prosperity God spoke to Pharaoh through a dream. Even though God spoke, Pharaoh did not understand the meaning of the dream. Pharaoh stated this clearly, “I told this unto the magicians, but there was none that could declare it unto me.” He could not understand for two reasons. He could […]

  • Effective Missionary Church Planting Principles

    General Washington and the Continental Army barely endured the winter of 1777-1778 at Valley Forge. The bitter cold along with a serious lack of provisions and discipline almost accomplished what the British could not. General Washington’s leadership was impeccable, but he lacked the military genius of a career officer. In answer to Washington’s prayer, Benjamin […]