Grace of Giving In Uganda

July 23rd, 2015

Watch how one Ugandan pastor mobilizes his neighbors to rebuild their community, after a civil war destroyed it, through principles of generosity and local sustainability. Produced By: International Steward

View All Stories

WMA Community

Be encouraged, inspired, & transformed.

Our Services


Coaching • Accountability • Resources


Awareness • Knowledge • Insight


Vision • Leadership • Multiply

Dependency Indicators Quiz


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 a full time missionaries in Haiti, where they have ministered since 2002. Along with work through Living Stone Ministries, Dan and Liz serve as coach affiliates with WMA to inspire a movement towards local, sustainable ministry…

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…

Request a Speaker




Spring Into Summer Challenge

March 21, 2015 | All Day Event
More Info



“The Away Team” – International Conference On Missions

October 29, 2015 | All Day Event
Convention Center More Info



New Narrative for Short-Term Missions

June 12, 2015 | All Day Event
Oak Hills Church More Info

View All Events


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

By Jean Johnson

Exploring the Relationship Between Learn…

By Dr. Valerie Arguello

Roots & Remedies
Roots and Remedies of the Dependency Syn…

By Dr. Robert Reese

When Charity Destroys Dignity
When Charity Destroys Dignity: Overcomin…

By Glenn Schwartz

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

By Dr. Christopher Little

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

By Dr. Robert Reese

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

By Dr. Christopher Little



Read Our Blog

The Lowest Ebb

August 3rd, 2015

By Robert Reese Report on a Trip to Zimbabwe, July 4-15, 2015 I was born and raised a confirmed landlubber. As…

View All Posts