Articles & News - 2009


Why Indigenous Missions
This common pattern follows the pattern we see in the life of Jesus, when Andrew went and found his brother, Peter, and brought him to Jesus. The “bridges of God” (as McGavran...



State Of The Gospel
The situation or position of the Gospel in the world today is quite surprising. Contrary to what we see in North America, the Evangelical church is growing rapidly in many parts...



As I See It
There are many good strategies, but what is the most strategic? A missionary operating one-on-one to train nationals is a good method, but is there a greater way to reach the world?



Children Who Make Gravel
Although born into the family of an Orthodox Hindu priest, Philemon has been a disciple of Jesus Christ since he was a young teenager. “I was raised with strict Hindu teachings...



Learning from Indigenous Missionaries
Madan Singh Rana is an indigenous mission leader who works in Northern India and Nepal. He has seen astonishing church growth in the last few years as many Tharu are coming to faith...



Simple Truths
Simple Truths is a booklet intended to help new believers gain a clear understanding of the basic doctrines of the Bible. Authored by Tom Castor, pastor of Grant Memorial Church...



Breaking Down Barriers
Every day, many South Asians find their way to a neighbourhood ‘Mom & Pop shop’ to have tea with friends. They often gather together, in the middle of the day, for a tea break,...



Captivated By Christ
The dusty village roads of rural Bangladesh eventually led me to a humble home in a small Muslim town. The Dalim family welcomed me in and honoured me with fresh coconut milk, tea...



Leadership Training in Bangladesh
AIM made a strategic contribution to the history of Christianity in Bangladesh by sponsoring meetings in March 2009. [One of the key Christian leaders] indicated that the country is on the crest...



Lights In Utter Darkness
A beautiful thing happens when someone comes to Christ – their life undergoes a complete transformation. Yet another beautiful thing happens when people from various ethnic backgrounds...



Passing on the Legacy
With the passing of Dr. Winter, we are reminded of our late mission leader Narayan Paul. Narayan worked tirelessly to proclaim Christ and plant churches among the unreached people...



Leadership Training in Nepal & India
“It is a tragic perversion of Jesus’ strategy if we continue to send missionaries to do the job that local Christians can do better.” What a privilege it was to encourage, affirm and train...



Christmas Address 2009
The light of Jesus is shining upon us. How can we but rejoice with the news of a Savior that has come for us? He has come for the whole world! This is the message of our lives. The news...
Advancing Indigenous Missions 2013