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

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Episodes

Friday Jul 28, 2023

This episode concludes the mission chat featuring my son Nate Crowe who is interviewed by his mother in my absence while I was on a mission trip. He shares a story about how God has been at work in his life recently and some thoughts about missions and how to follow the Lord's lead in that. 
 
Find out more about OM at www.om.orgFind out more about Columbia Interational University at https://www.ciu.edu
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it also.
 
If you have a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform that would be a great help.
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: OM, OM Ships, Columbia International University, next-gen, youth, student, Turkey, communications, video, interview, mission trip, short-term, personal experience, culture, mission training, challenges, financial support, belief in God, cross-cultural, mission chats, giving, support, Jon Crowe, Nate Crowe,
 

Friday Jul 21, 2023

This episode is a little different as my wife interviews our son Nate about his experience in missions so far. You can hear a bit of how his life has been shaped by missions and also about a recent mission trip experience of his own to Turkey. 
 
Find out more about OM at www.om.orgFind out more about Columbia Interational University at https://www.ciu.edu
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it also.
 
If you have a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform that would be a great help.
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: OM, OM Ships, Columbia International University, next-gen, youth, student, Turkey, communications, video, interview, mission trip, short-term, personal experience, culture, mission training, challenges, financial support, belief in God, cross-cultural, mission chats, giving, support, Jon Crowe, Nate Crowe,
 

Friday Jun 16, 2023

This episode is part one of my chat with Dan and Suzie Potter and you can hear their story of how they got involved with ministry to the next generation. They share how they are doing that now and the trends they are seeing.
 
You can find them online at www.duzie.com
Check out their podcast at https://justlivepodcast.buzzsprout.com/
 
Find out more about OM at www.om.orgFind out more about TeenStreet at https://teenstreet.life/
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it also.
 
If you have a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform that would be a great help.
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: bible smuggling, iron curtain, Poland, Romania, next-gen, next gen, youth, TCK, third culture kids, teenstreet, teen street, MTO, trends, youth ministry, cross-cultural, deconstruction, reconstruction, personal experience, culture, mission training, challenges, financial support, belief in God, cross-cultural, mission chats, giving, support, Jon Crowe, Dan and Suzie Potter, Duzie
 

Friday Jun 09, 2023

This episode is part one of my chat with Dan and Suzie Potter and you can hear their story of how they got involved with ministry to the next generation. They share how they are doing that now and the trends they are seeing.
 
You can find them online at www.duzie.com
Check out their podcast at https://justlivepodcast.buzzsprout.com/
 
Find out more about OM at www.om.orgFind out more about TeenStreet at https://teenstreet.life/
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it also.
 
If you have a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform that would be a great help.
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: bible smuggling, iron curtain, Poland, Romania, next-gen, next gen, youth, TCK, third culture kids, teenstreet, teen street, MTO, trends, youth ministry, cross-cultural, deconstruction, reconstruction, personal experience, culture, mission training, challenges, financial support, belief in God, cross-cultural, mission chats, giving, support, Jon Crowe, Dan and Suzie Potter, Duzie
 
 

Friday Jun 02, 2023

This episode concludes my chat with Doug Barnett who spent 30 years in countries in Africa. He shares some perspective on seeing prayers answered by God and some thoughts on "tent making" as a way to be on mission. 
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it also.
 
If you have a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform that would be a great help.
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: Africa, West Africa, Ivory Coast, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal, Mali, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zaire, DRC, Tunisia, agriculture, church planting, faith, mission field, personal experience, culture, mission training, pastor training, leadership development, challenges, financial support, belief in God, cross-cultural, mission chats, giving, support, tent making, tent-making, Jon Crowe

Friday May 26, 2023

This episode introduces you to Doug Barnett who spent 30 years in countries in Africa using his studies in agriculture  to work with various companies in the region while serving the local church in a variety of ways. 
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it also.
 
If you have a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform that would be a great help.
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: Africa, West Africa, Ivory Coast, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal, Mali, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zaire, DRC, Tunisia, agriculture, church planting, faith, mission field, personal experience, culture, mission training, pastor training, leadership development, challenges, financial support, belief in God, cross-cultural, mission chats, giving, support, Jon Crowe

Friday May 19, 2023

This episode continues the conversation with Jeff who serves in Mongolia with his wife and children. He shares some stories of how God has been at work in their ministry, some thoughts on what missions look like and how to get involved.
 
 
Find out more about the organizations mentioned at:
WEC International - https://www.wecinternational.org/
 
Send a gift to help the work in Mongolia at:WEC Australia - https://wec.com.au/content/donate/
 
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it also.
 
If you have a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform that would be a great help.
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: Mongolia, Asia, Australia, WEC International, mission, children, church planting, alcoholism, faith, mission field, personal experience, culture, leadership, pastor training, leadership development, challenges, financial support, belief in God, cross-cultural, mission chats, giving, support, Jon Crowe

Friday May 12, 2023

This episode will introduce you to a long time friend who serves in a part of the world you may not know much of. Jeff serves with WEC International with his wife and kids and in this episode he shares his journey of getting where he is today and a bit about the culture there. 
 
 
Find out more about the organizations mentioned at:
WEC International - https://www.wecinternational.org/
 
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it also.
 
If you have a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform that would be a great help.
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: Mongolia, Asia, Australia, WEC International, mission, children, church planting, alcoholism, faith, mission field, personal experience, culture, leadership, pastor training, leadership development, challenges, financial support, belief in God, cross-cultural, mission chats, Jon Crowe

Friday May 05, 2023

This episode concludes my chat with Tim Zittle who serves in the country of Belize with Kidz Konnect 4 Jesus. He shares some stories of God at work through their family's ministry as well as some perspective on missions and life in Belize. 
 
You can support the Zittle family financially through online giving at: https://kk4jesus.networkforgood.com/projects/96623-tim-jen-zittle 
 
Find out more about the organizations mentioned at:
Kidz Konnect 4 Jesus - https://www.kidzkonnect4jesus.org
 
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it also.
 
If you have a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform that would be a great help.
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: Belize, Caribbean, Central America, North America, Kidz Konnect 4 Jesus, mission trips, school, children, medical, Kempsville Baptist, Colorado, Virginia, faith, mission field, personal experience, special needs, Jon Crowe, different perspective, partnership, missions, leadership, pastor training, leadership development, Community Bible Study, tools, resources, challenges, financial support, belief in God, cross-cultural

Friday Apr 28, 2023

This episode introduces you to Tim Zittle who serves in the country of Belize with Kidz Konnect 4 Jesus. He shares his experience of God calling him and his family into full-time mission work, how they have done that with two children with special needs and what their ministry roles have been.
 
You can support the Zittle family financially through online giving at: https://kk4jesus.networkforgood.com/projects/96623-tim-jen-zittle 
 
Find out more about the organizations mentioned at:
Kidz Konnect 4 Jesus - https://www.kidzkonnect4jesus.org
 
Community Bible Study International - https://www.communitybiblestudy.org
 
 
Your support for this podcast is appreciated. Please share it with like-minded friends who may be interested in it also.
 
If you have a minute to give it a rating on your podcast platform that would be a great help.
 
See www.missionchats.com for more.
 
Keywords: Belize, Caribbean, Central America, North America, Kidz Konnect 4 Jesus, mission trips, school, children, medical, Kempsville Baptist, Colorado, Virginia, faith, mission field, personal experience, special needs, Jon Crowe, different perspective, partnership, missions, leadership, pastor training, leadership development, Community Bible Study, tools, resources, challenges, financial support, belief in God, cross-cultural

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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.

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

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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:

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

Support Mission Chats

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

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