Missioning

Missioning is Global Interaction's podcast. Through the podcast we hear stories from diverse global and local mission contexts and grapple with big issues of mission, contextualisation and call.

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Latest Episode

 

Key Themes: Long-term, prayer and authentic relationships

Guest: Scott, Intercultural Worker among the Yawo of Mozambique

Story: Scott and Bek have been serving with Global Interaction in Mozambique for eight years. In this episode, Scott shares the journey that he, Bek and team have been on with their friend Mussa and his family. Listen for a conversation full of hope, God at work and laughter.

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Thank you for joining us through Missioning this year! Episode 11 is our final episode for 2020. We'll be back in February 2021 with more stories from around the world. 
 

Ep 10: Sowing and Reaping

 
 

Key Themes: Long-term, authentic relationships and teamwork

Guest: Ben, Intercultural Worker in the Silk Road Area

Story: Ben shares the story of Mrs K, a local friend who has been connected with the Global Interaction team for many years. Over that time, team members have faithfully sown into her life, building trust and sharing the Good News. We praise God that Mrs K has now taken significant steps towards Jesus!

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Ep 9: The Power of Prayer


 

Key Themes: Prayer, trusting God and following His leading

Guest: Liz, Intercultural Worker in Thailand

Story: Liz shares an inspiring story of God at work in the life of her friend Bae. Prayer underpins Bae's journey of coming to faith in Jesus. Listen to be encouraged that your prayers for Global Interaction's ministry make an eternal difference.

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Ep 8: Exploring Contextualisation

 

Key Themes: Contextualisation, culture and local mission

Guest: Cat Lacey, mission-minded young adult

Story: Cat returned from a few years in Thailand with more questions than answers. In conversation with Sulari, Cat shares her grapplings around contextualisation and what this means for mission everywhere.

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Ep 7: Life in Community

 

Key Themes: Journeying with people, cultural immersion and depending on God

Guest: Deb, Intercultural Worker in Cambodia

Story: Deb shares about life and ministry among her Khmer neighbours. God is opening opportunities for connection, cultural understanding and faith sharing. Listen to be encouraged that God is at work... in Cambodia and in your local community. We just have to partner with Him!

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Ep 6: Good Neighbours

 
Key Themes: Being a good neighbour, mission in our own backyard and the injustice of the least-reached


Guest: Scott Pilgrim, Global Interaction Executive Director

Story: Scott shares stories and missional lessons he's learnt as a pastor, Bible teacher and leader. Listen to be encouraged of God's love for the world and how you can be a partner with His mission wherever you are.

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Ep 5: Building Authentic Relationships

 

Key Themes: Building relationships, listening well and contextualisation

Guest: Pete, Intercultural Worker in Central Asia

Story: Pete has been serving in Central Asia for a few years and is building a strong relationship with Mike, a local H man. God's hand is evident all through Pete's story. Listen to be encouraged of God's activity around the world and leave with practical ways to engage with your local community.

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Ep 4: In Step with God's Mission

 
Theme: In Step with God’s Mission
Guests: Kate, preparing to serve in South East Asia and Alice, student discerning God’s leading

Story: God is continually inviting us to partner with Him in His mission and Katrina and Alice share their stories of call, discernment and partnering with God to explore this.

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This is episode four in a four episode series exploring the key themes of our short film, In Step.

Ep 3: In Step with Others

 

Theme: In Step with Others

Guest: Villy, Intercultural Worker in Thailand

Story: Villy has nearly 20 years of stories from Thailand but manages to narrow it down to one story. Her and her nusband Muana’s genuine care and love for their neighbours opened opportunities for conversations about Jesus that otherwise wouldn’t have happened (and that’s just the start!).

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This is episode three in a four episode series exploring the key themes of our short film, In Step.

Ep 2: In Step with Jesus

 

Theme: In Step with Jesus

Guest: Ben, Intercultural Worker in Mozambique

Story: Ben shares the stories of the Bible story groups he regularly meets with. These Yawo men are all at different stages of their walk with Jesus, but they have one thing in common... they all want to know more!

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This is episode four in a four episode series exploring the key themes of our short film, In Step.

Ep 1: Faith not Religion is Central

 

Theme: Faith not Religion is Central

Guest: Christoph Ziegenhardt, In Step filmmaker

Story: Christoph shares about the experience of creating the film, being in Malawi and his personal reflections on Babba W, Babba T and Mamma M’s stories (the three believers featured in the film).

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This is episode four in a four episode series exploring the key themes of our short film, In Step.