Digital Missionaries

I remember the days when before heading out onto the mission field candidates would undertake cross-cultural training.  I did so myself in a traditional missionary bible college.  A new breed of missionaries are preparing themselves to enter a global ministry, but only going as far as their study, the smartphone in their pocket or the tablet in their shoulder bag.  Every day over 2 million people search the Internet for answers to their spiritual questions – providing a digital mission field that needs workers to reap the harvest.  I met one recently. (more…)