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Overcoming Unhealthy Dependency

August 24th, 2015

Reverend Josphat Charagu speaks at a Self-Reliance Conference in Nairobi, Kenya which is 100% sponsored by seventeen local churches within the community. Rev. Josphat challenges the local leaders within his seventeen church fellowship (Patmos Fellowship Church of Kenya) how to…

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Jean Johnson
Jean Johnson
Missionary, Coach, & Executive Program Director

Jean Johnson joined the WMA team in 2011. With over 29 years of ministry experience, Jean serves as a missionary and coach as well as WMA’s Executive Program Director. She is the author of We Are Not the Hero: A Missionary’s Guide to Sharing Christ, Not a Culture of Dependency. Jean holds a B.A. in cross-cultural communications from North Central University,…

Dr. Valerie Arguello
Dr. Valerie Arguello
Operational Executive Director & Leadership Coach

Dr. Valerie Arguello joined the WMA team in 2012 as the Operational Executive Director. Valerie’s professional career spans over 20 years and encompasses a range of experience, including ministry service as a youth and college pastor, university campus pastor, small group pastor, college basketball team chaplain, leader of numerous short-term mission trips, and a missionary associate to Cambodia. Valerie’s corporate career includes…

Dan Carl
Dan Carl
Coach Affiliate, Co-Founder of International Living Stone Ministries

Dan and Liz Carl are co-founders of International Living Stone Ministries. Currently, Dan and Liz, along with their teenage son Joey, live and work as full time missionaries in Haiti, where they have ministered since 2002. Along with working through Living Stone Ministries as Missionary Pastors and International Coaches, Dan and Liz serve as Coach Affiliates with WMA to inspire a…

Dr. Robert Reese
Dr. Robert Reese
Associate of WMA

Robert was born and raised in southern Africa where his parents and grandparents were missionaries. He grew up around missionaries and saw how they worked and interacted with Africans. He attended Bible college in Arkansas, USA where he met his future wife, Mari-Etta. The young couple went to Zimbabwe with their first newborn baby in 1981 to be missionaries. They did church…

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Spring Into Summer Challenge

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“The Away Team” – International Conference On Missions

October 29, 2015 | All Day Event
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New Narrative for Short-Term Missions

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We Are Not the Hero
We Are Not The Hero: A Missionary’…

By Jean Johnson

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Exploring the Relationship Between Learn…

By Dr. Valerie Arguello

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Roots & Remedies
Roots and Remedies of the Dependency Syn…

By Dr. Robert Reese

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When Charity Destroys Dignity
When Charity Destroys Dignity: Overcomin…

By Glenn Schwartz

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Polemic Missiology for the 21st Century (cropped)
Polemic Missiology for the 21st Century:…

By Dr. Christopher Little

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Who Needs a Missionary?
Who Needs A Missionary?: How The Gospel…

By Dr. Robert Reese

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Mission in the Way of Paul
Mission in the Way of Paul: Biblical Mis…

By Dr. Christopher Little

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Overcoming Unhealthy Dependency

August 24th, 2015

By Rev. Josphat G. Charagu In one way or another, we all find ourselves depending on others. There is a saying which states that…

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