Adoniram and Ann Judson marked history forever in missions through their suffering for Christ. The young couple were the very first American missionaries to ever set sail overseas from America. When they left, the face of missions was changed forever. Initially, on track for India, they eventually would lay down their lives for Burma (modern-day Myanmar). […]

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Known as the father of modern missions, William Carey was the first missionary to India who served for forty-one years translating the entire Bible into Bengali. He is also known for being a shoemaker, pastor, founder of the English Baptist Missionary Society, botanist, cultural anthropologist, educator, author, social reformer, and the first to bring the printing […]

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One of the unique things that Bethany Global University (BGU) offers is the opportunity of doing Global Internship. You get to live overseas for 16 months and work alongside missionaries while earning your degree. But, how does Global Internship combine school work with missions work and how do students get overseas? This is where Bethany […]

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David Brainerd was one of the first American missionaries to carry the gospel message to the Native Americans in New Jersey in their own language. David’s story is full of trials and suffering, yet no account of his is ever told without revealing his faith in God. While the call to ministry will look different for […]

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One of the things that Bethany Global University offers that is unique is the opportunity of doing a Global Internship, to live overseas for 16 months working alongside missionaries while earning your degree. But how does Global Internship prepare a student to be a missionary and how do they get there? This is where Bethany […]

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Christian missionary stories have made a huge impact on our culture’s generation today. Through prayer and introducing Biblical principles, Christian missionaries have influenced education systems, belief practices, lifestyle behaviors, and economic structures. Their faithfulness to God and His Word is a testimony of cultural history, as well as traditional rituals, having been challenged and developed […]

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Every missionary overseas will experience homesickness. While there is no cure to fill up the longing in your heart for familiarity, security, family, comfort, and purpose, there are ways to deal with homesickness. Many missionaries have learned that homesickness happens when you least expect it and can be triggered at the most random times by […]

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You are called to missions. But your parents don’t seem to agree. They ask questions you don’t have the answers to. Having answers can offer clarity on a topic that seems daunting. Have no fear. We have interviewed the Executive Vice President and Provost of Bethany Global University, Dave Hasz, for some key answers to our […]

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“A missionary is a disciple-maker who has to cross multiple cultural barriers in order to make the gospel known to a person who does not know Jesus.” – Steve Eliason, Missionary Preparation Coordinator with Bethany Gateways In the traditional sense, a missionary is someone who leaves their homeland and goes to a foreign country. In order […]

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We all have that idea of what a missionary should look like. But have you ever stopped to think of what a missionary actually is? Take a moment and think of how you would define a missionary in your own words. What would it be? Your definition could be similar to these definitions: “A missionary […]

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