Serving Healthcare Workers During a Crisis

Pioneers in Southeast Asia and their partners bought 1,700+ locally made hazmat suits and other supplies to donate to at least 46 hospitals and clinics.

Video: How Pioneers Got Started

Ted Fletcher wondered whether he was ready to die during the Korean War. Watch this one-minute animated video to find out how he responded to that question and founded Pioneers 40+ years ago.

From the Field: Creative Compassion, Part 2

Many missionaries are unable to minister face-to-face, however, as always, the Lord has been moving. New opportunities have opened up during lockdown.

From the Field: Creative Compassion

Missionaries and believers around the world are finding creative ways to serve their neighbors and share the gospel with people looking for hope. Here are their stories.

Five Ways to Pray for Missionaries

Many missionaries are well acquainted with isolation, shortages, fear and uncertainty. But that doesn’t make make facing these challenges easier. Here are five ways to pray.

Caring for Missionaries in Light of COVID-19 

COVID-19 is shaping all our lives right now. We're making every effort to care for Pioneers missionaries during this time of uncertainty.

The Earth-Shattering Parable of the Prodigal Son

An African friend and I were talking when he suddenly said, “There’s something I’ve been meaning to ask you. What is the story of the prodigal son?”

St. Patrick and the Great Commission

We ask God to raise up more people like Patrick, people compelled by the Great Commission to share the gospel with those at the ends of the earth.

Check the Trash!

Reaching the unreached. Raising kids overseas. And raising funds. All things God uses to lead us to lean on Him, and sometimes they’re connected. Here's one Pioneer's God story.

Travels with Paul: On Mission in an Uncertain World

Today’s missionaries should strive to be like the Apostle Paul: clear on the message, bold, willing to suffer, focused and tenacious.

Video – What Is Pioneering?

Pioneering isn’t about chasing immediate gratification or walking worn-in trails. It isn’t even about adventure, although adventure certainly awaits.

Should I Eat the Steak?

My uncle was struggling. "How can I eat steak in my air-conditioned house, knowing the physical poverty and spiritual darkness that abounds in this world?"

An Imam and His Bible

Digital media... national believers... international missionaries. Which is most important? Read how they worked together to bless Abdul.

Photo Essay – Streets of Japan

Let’s take a closer look at what it means to be Japanese, today. How might what we see shape our prayers and our strategies for building relationships with the Japanese?

Why Not You? Why Not Now?

There are two fundamental obstacles to moving forward in mission: We don’t know if we are the right people for the task, and we don’t know where we fit.

Discerning Your Calling

A voice may sound from heaven and call you to a specific ministry, but we have met very few for whom this was their on-ramp for missions. For most of us, it is a more gradual process of discernment.

Is “Lost” a Four-Letter Word?

Should we even use the word “lost” to describe people who do not yet know Christ as Savior? Where does the term come from?

Aren’t There People Who Need the Gospel in My Own Neighborhood?

Some people have less access to the gospel of Jesus Christ than others. Significantly less. Embarrassingly less. Here's what I mean...

Photo Essay – North Africa

What would you see in a North African city or town? Come with us on a virtual tour from the mosque and the market to the bakery, café and classroom.

Veiled Hearts

Many Arab women veil their hair and sometimes their faces. Carrie has discovered another veil among her friends—a veil that covers their hearts.

North Africa & the Global Youth Culture

Living among students raised in a land steeped in tradition, Carrie sees a hunger for change and prays for fresh opportunities to share hope in Jesus.

Pilot Lives His Dream—Working among the Unreached

Taking your professional career overseas doesn’t necessarily make things faster and easier, but it can bring opportunities you might not have otherwise.

The Early Church in North Africa

Christians often associate the early Church with regions like Greece or Rome. The book of Acts, however, sheds light on another region radically influenced by early Christianity: North Africa.

Video – The Spirit of North Africa

This vibrant, colorful land produced some of the world’s most influential Christians in the earliest centuries. Now the Church is being reborn.

Opportunity – Immigrant Ministry

Would you like to be a welcomer who offers practical help and words of life to immigrants and refugees?

Article – What Is Church Planting?

Church planting is central to Pioneers. Our mission statement and core values make that clear. But how does this priority work itself out on the ground?

First Fruits in a Mountain Town

Groups of foreign and local believers focused on church planting are working together and seeing the gospel start to go places it hasn’t gone before.

Pioneers Answers 21 Questions

How do you find a mission agency that’s a good fit for you? Here’s how Pioneers would answer 21 important and frequently asked questions.

21 Questions to Ask a Mission Agency

How do you pick a mission agency? Depends what’s important to you. But to help you get started, consider these 21 questions to ask a mission agency.

Personality of a Movement

Steve Richardson reflects on the eight core values that shape the unique, God-given personality of Pioneers and help us establish churches in diverse and difficult places.

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