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July 1, 2024

Sharing the Light: Why Christian Missions Remain Vital in Our Modern World

Christian missions have a rich history stretching back centuries. However, some may question whether missionaries still have a place in the 21st century, given the apparent dominance of technology and secularism in our world. The answer is a clear yes. Here’s why Christian missions remain a vital force for good:

At the heart of Christian missions lies the Great Commission, Jesus’s call to spread the gospel message far and wide. This isn’t about imposing beliefs, but about offering hope, love, and the transformative power of faith. As a pioneer missionary to India once said, “We ought to do all we can to spread the light of the gospel among those who are in darkness.” Christian missions provide a beacon of hope in a world often grappling with despair and uncertainty.

Missionaries are more than just evangelists. They are often the first responders in remote areas, bringing essential medical care, education, and humanitarian aid. Missionaries become the frontline for essential services in many areas, similar to Dr. Albert Schweitzer, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate who built a hospital in Africa. They bridge physical gaps, offering not just spiritual guidance but tangible assistance to those in need.

Besides, missionaries build bridges between cultures, fostering dialogue and understanding. They learn local languages and customs, becoming integrated members of the communities they serve. Missionaries understand the importance of cultural connection, as exemplified by Amy Carmichael, a missionary who advocated for children in India. They promote cultural exchange, fostering a more peaceful and interconnected world.

The ultimate goal of Christian missions is not dependence but empowerment. Missionaries train and equip local believers to lead their own churches and communities. This creates a lasting impact, ensuring the message of Christianity continues to flourish for generations to come.

Ordinary ministers are not the only ones who hear the call to missions. There are countless ways to participate, from short-term trips to financial support. Organizations like GlobalOne80 connect passionate individuals with mission fields around the world. By donating to GlobalOne80, you invest not just in spreading the gospel but in building a brighter future for communities in need. Together, we can continue sharing the light of Christ with a world that desperately needs it.

Matthew 28:19-20

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”


  • Our founder Joaquin Vargas, is travelling to Peru in August with a team of Missionaries from the US.  
  • Our latino mobilizer, Andy Miranda, is making progress in establishing contacts to facilitate the trip to Equatorial Guinea. He is waiting on God for further training as a biblical translator.


  • Our Latino Mobilizer, Jorge Cala, is praying for the people that the Lord has prepared to collaborate with the local house church planting ministry throughout the island of Cuba.
  • Our Latino Mobilizer, Elvis Domingues, needs to purchase study bibles for  young believers. Many of them do not have a physical Bible, making focused study difficult for them.


  • Constant Need: We need to raise $6,000 a month for the operations of our ministry.  Help us pray and connect us to churches, individuals, organizations, and businesses that would provide some financial support for this need.
  • Backpacks for Mexico:  We are doing another project to bring hope to children in Mexico this summer.  We need 200 backpacks and school supplies for them. 

Thanks for your faithful support and prayers for us. On a journey together to transform communities with the Gospel of Jesus, one life at a time.



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