An Antidote for Dying Churches

                Missionary to America: Prof. Samuel Deressa An Antidote for Dying Churches “I had never heard such a thing before.” That was Samuel Deressa’s response to a seminary classroom conversation. Prof. Deressa was born in Ethiopia, the son of an Ethiopian Lutheran theologian. The boy grew up on…

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The Third Center of Christianity

Missionary to America: Rev. Gutluk Tel The Third Center of Christianity  Dr. Robert Scudieri, President Mission Nation Publishing If anyone can claim the designation of refugee, it is Gutluk Tel. Born in Sudan, he was forced to flee his country’s civil war to live in a refugee camp in Ethiopia. He was baptized in the…

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Making of A Missionary in Ethiopia

Teka Fogi, Missionary to America – Making of a Missionary in Ethiopia Dr. Robert Scudieri, President Mission Nation Publishing For fifty years I’ve had a stone on my desk. It was given to me by the pastor who supervised my vicarage intern year, Walt Grumm. The stone has quotes from Ugo Betti, “That’s what we…

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Discussion About Moving From Homogeneity to Diversity

Missionary to America: Dr. Terry Chan How Can A Church Move From Homogeneity to Diversity? Rev. Dr. Terry Chan has written a doctoral thesis on “Moving from Homogeneity to Diversity” in Christian churches. Terry, the former president of Chinese Lutherans In Mission and member of the advisory board for national missions in the Lutheran Church…

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The Making Of A Missionary In Indiana

As you may have noticed we are sharing some of our previous video interviews. While we are in the process of moving the videos to our NEW WEBSITE we have been making some of the older videos available along with new videos of Missionaries to America. Today we share what courage and faith look like…

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Making Of A Missionary In The Middle East

Missionaries to America: Khurram and Farrukh Khan Making a Missionary in the Middle East Dr. Robert Scudieri, President Mission Nation Publishing Brothers Khurram and Farrukh Khan learned life was not about accumulating riches for themselves; there was a  higher purpose for living. They grew up in Pakistan and were raised in an affluent Christian family.…

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The Making Of A Nepalese Missionary In India

Missionary to America: Gagan Garung, Nepalese Evangelist The Making Of A Nepalese Missionary In India Dr. Robert Scudieri, President Mission Nation Publishing As a young adult, Gagan Garung decided he would never become a Christian.   Growing up in a Nepalese family in Bhutan, he was on the receiving end of discrimination known by many Nepalese.…

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Making Missionaries To Milwaukee

Missionary to America: Reverend Peter Kelm Making Missionaries to Milwaukee Dr. Robert Scudieri, President Mission Nation Publishing For some time now, I have been “giving a voice to the Missionaries to America”. This platform recently opened another door with a special invitation from Rev. Peter Kelm. As the mission executive for the South Wisconsin District…

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Sharing God With Immigrants In America

Missionary to America: Dr. William Utech Sharing God with Immigrants in America Dr. Robert Scudieri, President Mission Nation Publishing How do you help congregations that are primarily white and English speaking to desire reaching out and welcoming new citizens? How do you encourage them to get involved in immigrant communities and share the love of…

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The Opened Eyed Missionary

Reading the Open Eyed Missionary The Open Eyed Missionary shares Farrukh Khan’s story of sacrifice, faith and miraculous guidance. Learn how he found the support he needed through divine intervention. Following overwhelming hardship, Farrukh’s journey brought him to America to work as a missionary. All along the way, he experiences the grace of God and…

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