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Do you want to support a mission-work that is meaningful, efficient and has a long-term strategy? Welcome to read about Mission Barnabas’ ministry.


Meaningful, Efficient and Long-Term Mission-Work.

Through Mission Barnabas we want to put into practice the Great Commission, which means to make Jesus known to everyone who hasn’t heard the Good News of salvation. The Christian Church has done this in different ways through the centuries, since Jesus gave this Commission, Mathew 28:18-20. We thank God for all that have committed themselves to this Great Commission thorough the Church’s history, and we praise Him for everyone who inexhaustibly continues this ministry today.


Our challenge today is to take part in, and fulfil this commission, using all the possibilities that are available today. Therefore our thinking needs to be up-to-date.  We see how many mission-societies are working in our modern time, but with a mind that belongs to the past. We want to respect the nationals that we co-operate with in different countries, and we want to do it not only in word but also in deed.


What do we mean with a meaningful mission-work? The fact that makes our work meaningful at all, is that it proceeds from God himself, it’s something he has initiated and asked us to do. In the Great Commission Jesus says that all power in heaven and on earth is given unto him. This means that he is Lord of universe and he says that this is the reason why we shall go out and make disciples of all nations. The Bible tells us that one day he will gather together in one all things in Christ, Ephesians 1:9-10. Can anything be more meaningful than to take part in and prepare for this? For us it’s obvious that it’s important to give the whole gospel to the whole human being. At the same time we want to say that our work is meaningful because our priority is to reach out to those who haven’t heard the gospel. This we are doing through our friends in the different countries. The gospel gives meaning to life and it lifts people out of social misery.


Our work is efficient because we train and encourage and give tools to those who are the best ones to reach their nations with the gospel, and that is the nationals. So together with you, our partner, we indirectly reach out to hundreds of thousands of people with the gospel. In Acts 19:9-10 we read about Paul that he during two years was teaching in the school of Tyrannus and through this all who lived in the province of Asia heard the word of the Lord.

How did it happen? Did everybody come to hear him? Obviously not, but all who heard him went out and told what they had heard. Paul teaches Timothy and says; and the things that you have heard of me among many witnesses, the same you shall commit to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also. 2Timothy 2:2


An important reason why you support an efficient work through Mission Barnabas is that we are working on a small scale and that much work is done voluntarily. We have no expensive administration and we don’t use mission money just for field-visits and inspections. All travelling is for pure mission-work and any project-visit is combined with this.


The reason why our work can be regarded as long-term mission is that we go on year after year. Many people have been trained for mission and big amounts are invested, but too many of them will come back after two or three years and some of them don’t continue. The causes of this can be many and we have no reason to judge, but in relation to this our work is very much long-term. Our co-operation with and our support to our partners in different countries are on a long-term basis.


We recommend you to support our mission-work that is meaningful, efficient and long-term.


Tord Johansson





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