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A DELICATE BALANCE

by: Randy Schmor

Balance is a word that I’ve been aware of throughout my almost 30 years in Christian ministry (March 6, 1990, I began my first ministry position as a youth pastor). But I think it’s fair to say that I’ve only really begun to understand it in the past year or so. There’s plenty of roles and responsibilities that have to be balanced, but for me I think it comes down to maintaining the stability of family, ministry (both my work in international missions and my volunteer roles at church) and ‘self-care and identity.’

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Albania/Balkan Future Ministry

by: Randy Schmor

In my 19+ years of service with NAB Gateway, I’ve definitely learned what it means to be adaptable and versatile when it comes to ministering in different cultures around the world.

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Soul, Soles, Solo

by: Randy Schmor

As I mentioned in my May newsletter, pursuing the important work that I felt God wanted to do in my soul was a major part of the 9 weeks extended home…

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About the Past 3 Months…

by: Randy Schmor

God seems to know what we need and when we’ll need it, doesn’t He? As I sit at my desk and think about the past 3 months, and the next 3 months…

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A Harvest/Mission Whirlwind

by: Randy Schmor

In the 18 years or so that I (and for many years my family as well) have been involved in global missions, we’ve come to expect that the months…

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One Conference—Many Connections

by: Randy Schmor

When the North American Baptists gather every 3 years for what has come to be known as ‘Triennial’, everyone I’m sure comes with certain expectations…

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The Journey of Spiritual Formation

by: Randy Schmor

I realized that I can’t ignore and need to communicate to you how important my current focus on my own spiritual formation has been to me of late.

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NAB Global Church Partnerships / NAB Strategy

by: Randy Schmor

As the North American Baptist Conference has been moving towards a more ‘strategic’ way to accomplish our collective ‘ends’ (or goals)…

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