Mission Chats

A regular conversation with members of the evangelical Christian missions community. Hosted by Jon Crowe who has a background in global missions and marketing. Support this podcast and help offset costs at www.patreon.com/MissionChats

Listen on:

  • Apple Podcasts
  • Podbean App
  • Spotify
  • Amazon Music
  • TuneIn + Alexa
  • iHeartRadio
  • PlayerFM
  • Listen Notes
  • Samsung
  • Podchaser
  • BoomPlay

Episodes

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/
 
 
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 one-time or regular donation - if interested to help in that practical way, please email 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, 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 one-time or regular donation - if interested to help in that practical way, please email 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, 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 one-time or regular donation - if interested to help in that practical way, please email 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 one-time or regular donation - if interested to help in that practical way, please email 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 one-time or regular donation - if interested to help in that practical way, please email 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 one-time or regular donation - if interested to help in that practical way, please email 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
 

Friday Jan 26, 2024

Mike Allbutt is a long-time friend and has been serving many years in a ministry focused on reaching surfers and surfing communities. Based in Mexico he and his family are actively making disciples in their community. In this episode Mike shares his own faith journey, what their ministry does and how he has seen God at work. 
Find out more about Christian Surfers International: https://www.christiansurfers.net/mexico
Find out more about Pioneers: https://pioneers.org/
Meet Mike at: https://www.facebook.com/mikeallbutt
Also check out: https://makedisciples.info/
 
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 one-time or regular donation - if interested to help in that practical way, please email jon@missionchats.com
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: Mike, Allbutt, Mexico, Australia, surfing, surf ministry, bodyboarding, cycling, mountain bike, mountain biking, cycle, bicycle, bike, outreach, evangelism, multiplying, discipleship, training, DMM, Disciple Making Movement, Discovery Bible Study, families, family, mission chats, Jon Crowe
 

Saturday Jan 13, 2024

Mike Allbutt is a long-time friend and has been serving many years in a ministry focused on reaching surfers and surfing communities. Based in Mexico he and his family are actively making disciples in their community. In this episode Mike shares his own faith journey, what their ministry does and how he has seen God at work. 
Find out more about Christian Surfers International: https://www.christiansurfers.net/mexico
Find out more about Pioneers: https://pioneers.org/
Meet Mike at: https://www.facebook.com/mikeallbutt
 
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 one-time or regular donation - if interested to help in that practical way, please email jon@missionchats.com
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: Mike, Allbutt, Mexico, Australia, surfing, surf ministry, bodyboarding, outreach, evangelism, multiplying, discipleship, training, DMM, Disciple Making Movement, Discovery Bible Study, families, family, mission chats, Jon Crowe
 

Friday Dec 29, 2023

Warwick Walker grew up as a missionary kid and now serves in West Africa with his family. In this episode we conclude our chat as he shares some stories of God at work in the ministry and some thoughts on how to get involved in missions. 
Find out more about SIM: https://www.sim.org/home
 
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 one-time or regular donation - if interested to help in that practical way, please email jon@missionchats.com
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: Warwick, Walker, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Senegal, West Africa, SIM, leadership, mentoring, advice, oversight, project coordination, training, project development, project management, , families, family, single, singles, mission chats, Jon Crowe
 
 

Friday Dec 22, 2023

Warwick Walker is a missionary kid who returned to the country he spent some of his childhood in and now serves with his own family. In this episode he shares his journey to this point.
Find out more about SIM: https://www.sim.org/home
 
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 one-time or regular donation - if interested to help in that practical way, please email jon@missionchats.com
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: Warwick, Walker, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Senegal, West Africa, SIM, leadership, mentoring, advice, oversight, project coordination, training, project development, project management, , families, family, single, singles, mission chats, Jon Crowe
 
 

Image

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.

Have a listen to this unique insight into the world of missions and Subscribe on your favorite podcast service.

Image

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:

  • Your Name
  • Your mission-related experience
  • Your current location

Support Mission Chats

Help support Mission Chats and offset the costs of the podcast.

Just $3/month - less than a cup of coffee :) - will help make this possible and allow us to add more features. 

This will give you early access to episodes and other goodies as I think of them :)

 

Get started at:
www.patreon.com/MissionChats

Copyright 2023 - All rights reserved.

Podcast Powered By Podbean

Version: 20240320