‘Whom shall I fear?’ – a war zone in Europe

“The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” (Psalm 27:1). David begins Psalm 27 with these words, yet the honest truth is that there are many things around us that make us afraid.

A and K

Did you know around half a million Africans study abroad, with about 1 in 5 going to East Asia? International churches are a unique opportunity to equip the African church, since they constitute about 70-80% of their congregation in many East Asian cities.

J and S

The country we are planning to work in has over 2,300 unreached people groups – more than five times any other country. Over 400 million people have never even heard the name of Jesus

Leonardo and Ana Moraes

Portugal is a country with 10 million inhabitants. The nation is predominantly Roman Catholic (90%), with 80% being nominal Catholics only.

Brandon Nelson

In Luke 10:2 we are told to “pray to the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into his harvest.” (Luke 10:2) During my time with UFM, it has been thrilling to have a front row seat in seeing how God continues to send out workers into his harvest. 

Daniel and Ellie Caballero

Northern Ireland has a high percentage of evangelicals, but the Republic of Ireland has one of the lowest evangelical populations in all of Europe - around 0.5 percent.

The impact of ‘ordinary’ Bible teaching

You know how certain lessons linger in the memory? I recall a sermon just after I moved to the Midlands to work with Christian Unions. I don’t remember the passage, though it could well have been Mark’s Gospel. Instead of trying to recruit us to follow Jesus by describing how amazing Jesus’ teaching was, the preacher simply wanted us to listen to Jesus’ own words and follow him.

Johnny and Ann McClean

Thailand means Land of the Free, but with social inequality, corruption and people trafficking hiding behind the famous Thai smile, many people feel trapped

Alex and Wijneke Kanri

The pressing need for the church at this moment is to form the next generation of church leaders

Focus on…Italy

“Let’s get one thing straight. Your Italy and our Italia are not the same thing. Italy is a soft drug peddled in predictable packages, such as hills in the sunset and olive groves. Italia, on the other hand, is a maze ... you can go round and round in circles for years.”