Mission Chats

Engaging conversations with members of the evangelical Christian missions community about their experiences and insights on mission work Hosted by Jon Crowe who has a background in global missions and marketing.

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Episodes

7 days ago

This episode is the first part of my chat with Brooks Buser who served in a remote part of Papua New Guinea with the Yembi Yembi tribe. He shares insights into what the involved to move from no written language to translating Scripture into their heart language. 
 
Find out more about Radius International at https://radiusinternational.org/
 
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Keywords: Brooks Buser, Papua New Guinea, PNG, Yembi Yembi, pioneer, frontier, translation, heart language, teaching, teach, old testament, new testament, missionary, missionaries, support, hope, missions, mission chats, Jon Crowe
 

Sunday May 12, 2024

This third and final part of the chat with Dustin Manis from Reaching Souls International shares some thoughts on what missions is and how to get involved.
 
Find out more about Reaching Souls International at https://reachingsouls.org/
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it or take a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform to help grow awareness so others can find it also.
 
You can also help offset some of the costs with a small donation at https://www.patreon.com/MissionChats or email me for other options at jon@missionchats.com
 
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Keywords: Dustin, Manis, Reaching Souls, Africa, nationals, indigenous, evangelists, missionary, missionaries, support, difficulties, life challenge, hope, missions, mission chats, Jon Crowe
 

Saturday May 04, 2024

In this second part of a chat with Dustin Manis from Reaching Souls International he shares about the importance of prayer and how and why they measure the fruit of the ministry in the way that they do.  
 
Find out more about Reaching Souls International at https://reachingsouls.org/
 
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Keywords: Dustin, Manis, Reaching Souls, Africa, nationals, indigenous, evangelists, missionary, missionaries, support, difficulties, life challenge, hope, missions, mission chats, Jon Crowe
 

Saturday Apr 27, 2024

Dustin Manis is the CEO and President of a ministry called Reaching Souls International and in this first part of my conversation with him he shares some of his own story and introduces the ministry.
 
Find out more about Reaching Souls International at https://reachingsouls.org/
 
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Keywords: Dustin, Manis, Reaching Souls, Africa, nationals, indigenous, evangelists, missionary, missionaries, support, difficulties, life challenge, hope, missions, mission chats, Jon Crowe
 

Friday Apr 12, 2024

This third and final part of my conversation with Michèle Phoenix discusses her perspective on what missions is and how to get involved. She also gives some insights into the award-winning books she has written and other resources available through her website. 
 
Find out more about Michèle Phoenix at: https://michelephoenix.com/
 
 
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Keywords: Michèle, Phoenix, France, Germany, USA, missionary kids, missionary kid, MKs, MK, advocate, counseling, support, help, boarding school, faith, deconstruction, deconstructing, deconstruct, reconstruction, books, award-winning, fiction, mission chats, Jon Crowe

Saturday Apr 06, 2024

This second part of my conversation with Michèle Phoenix shares how cancer has redirected her ministry and about her advocacy for missionary kids. We also talk about those who walk away from their faith as they become adults, and more.
 
Find out more about Michèle Phoenix at: https://michelephoenix.com/
 
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it or take a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform to help grow awareness so others can find it also.
 
You can also help offset some of the costs with a small donation at https://www.patreon.com/MissionChats or email me for other options at jon@missionchats.com
 
 
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Keywords: Michèle, Phoenix, France, Germany, USA, missionary kids, missionary kid, MKs, MK, advocate, counseling, support, help, boarding school, faith, deconstruction, deconstructing, deconstruct, reconstruction, politics, mission chats, Jon Crowe

Saturday Mar 30, 2024

This first part of my conversation with Michèle Phoenix shares her story of navigating the intricacies of growing up as a missionary kid (MK) and the effects that had in her faith journey.
 
Find out more about Michèle Phoenix at: https://michelephoenix.com/
 
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it or take a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform to help grow awareness so others can find it also.
 
You can also help offset some of the costs with a small donation at https://www.patreon.com/MissionChats or email me for other options at jon@missionchats.com
 
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: Michèle, Phoenix, France, Germany, USA, missionary kids, missionary kid, MKs, MK, advocate, counseling, support, help, boarding school, faith, deconstruction, deconstructing, deconstruct, reconstruction, mission chats, Jon Crowe

Friday Mar 15, 2024

In this final episode of my chat with Seelan Govender, the CEO of OM Ships, he shares about what he is seeing in the wider world of missions and the changes that are taking place. He also shares some thoughts on how to get involved yourself, particularly for those who are from the Global South.
 
Find out more about OM Ships at: https://www.omships.org
 
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it or take a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform to help grow awareness so others can find it also.
 
You can also help offset some of the costs with a small donation at https://www.patreon.com/MissionChats or email me for other options at jon@missionchats.com
 
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: Seelan, Govender, Germany, South Africa, ship, ships, logos hope, doulos, doulos hope, OM Ships, OM International, evangelism, discipleship, mission, outreach, multiplying, training, leadership, Hindu, priest, temple, families, family, mission chats, Jon Crowe, global south, workplace, ubranization
 

Friday Mar 08, 2024

As I continue my chat with Seelan Govender, the CEO of OM Ships, he shares about the organization he leads. You will also hear an amazing story from one of their recent ports of call. 
 
Find out more about OM Ships at: https://www.omships.org
 
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it or take a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform to help grow awareness so others can find it also.
 
You can also help offset some of the costs with a small donation at https://www.patreon.com/MissionChats or email me for other options at jon@missionchats.com
 
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: Seelan, Govender, Germany, South Africa, ship, ships, logos hope, doulos, doulos hope, OM Ships, OM International, evangelism, discipleship, mission, outreach, multiplying, training, leadership, Hindu, priest, temple, families, family, mission chats, Jon Crowe, basra, iraq, pilot, river, wind, rain
 

Friday Mar 01, 2024

Welcome to a new season of Mission Chats!
This first episode is the beginning of my conversation with Seelan Govender, the CEO of OM Ships. He shares his own story that began in a traditional Hindu family and how he was introduced to Jesus and began to follow Him which, in turn, led him to become involved in global missions. 
Dive into this episode and witness the transformative power of faith in the face of adversity.
 
Find out more about OM Ships at: https://www.omships.org
 
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it or take a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform to help grow awareness so others can find it also.
 
You can also help offset some of the costs with a small donation at https://www.patreon.com/MissionChats or email me for other options at jon@missionchats.com
 
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: Seelan, Govender, Germany, South Africa, ship, ships, logos hope, doulos, doulos hope, OM Ships, OM International, evangelism, discipleship, mission, outreach, multiplying, training, leadership, Hindu, priest, temple, families, family, mission chats, Jon Crowe
 

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Meet the Host

Jon Crowe grew up as the son of missionaries and has since served over 25 years in missions and marketing.

He brings this experience to the Mission Chats podcast. Guests include family, friends and other folks who are or have served in missions around the globe.

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Interested to have a Mission Chat?

If you would like to be considered for a Mission Chat episode, please send me a note at info@missionchats.com with the following information:

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  • Your mission-related experience
  • Your current location

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