Articles by Mathew Backholer
Social Justice and the Mission Field
Christianity spread around the globe with the idea of the fundamental equality of mankind, but on your short-term mission (STM) abroad you may witness some disturbing sights including inequality, oppression, slave labour and poor animal welfare.
Financing Short-Term Missions
There are many methods of raising support and obtaining your financial needs for your short-term mission.
Missionary Giants of the Faith – William Carey, Hudson Taylor & C.T. Studd
The men of faith that changed the world. What can we learn from them?
Short-Term Missions in the Bible
Abraham must have been pestered and perhaps even cross-examined by his family when God called him to go on his mission, leaving as men would say, ‘a certain for an uncertain good.’
Thirteen Waves of Christian Missions
Historically, there have been at least thirteen distinct waves of Christian missions with new missionaries, short-term and long-term, being raised up and sent forth into God’s harvest fields.
Spiritual Warning Signals for Every Christian
Do you feel things are not good between you and God? Here are a few warning signals which could save you from backsliding and missing God’s best.
Christian Traveler’s Network Podcast!
Mathew Backholer had the honour of being a guest speaker on the Christian Traveler’s Network podcast. Mathew had a great time chatting with Sarah about all things budget travel and how to share Christ with others on your journeys.
Smith Wigglesworth’s Revival Prophecy
Smith Wigglesworth (1859-1947), known as the apostle of faith, moved in mighty signs and wonders, and even raised people from the dead! Shortly before he passed into glory he prophesied, “During the next few decades there will be two distinct moves of the Holy Spirit across the Church in Great Britain. The first move will affect every church that is open to receive it and will be characterised by the restoration of the baptism and gifts of the Holy Spirit.
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Rees Howells: The New Book
New book out now! Rees Howells believed in worship as warfare and prophetic declarations made in song. His team of intercessors compiled a series of hymns, songs and poems which declared God's will into the world...
A Call to Repentance and Prayer: Society Needs God, Part 5. Are you Living the Life or is your Religious Observance Null and Void?
Surely His salvation is near those who fear Him that glory may dwell in the land – Psalm 85:10 If we want society to change then believers must live the Christian life of purity, holiness, truthfulness and have integrity. We are called to be Christ-like. Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount gives clear directions how to live (Matthew chapters 5-7), as do many other books of the Bible, especially the writings of the apostles’ Paul, Peter and James. ‘The law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple; the statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment…