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Amy Rhodes

10 Practical and Powerful Ways to Support Missionaries

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Sadly, over the centuries of missionary efforts, there has been a huge disconnect between the church at home and those sent to the mission field. People at home are not sure what to do or say to us on the field, and we on the field often feel forgotten and abandoned. At the same time,…

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Anti-Human Trafficking Training For Southeast Asia’s Heroes

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Did you know that Southeast Asia is full of heroes? Heroes who risk their lives and well-being to rescue perishing souls from the “dragon” and then impart healing and Sprit-life into them. They do it through midnight hikes, shining hope and carrying living water to women who are devalued and persecuted by their husbands. These…

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3 Reasons Why I Choose To Live A Risky Missionary Life

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I’ve heard it too many times: “Why go to [country]? The government doesn’t like you there. You could be arrested. You could be questioned.” I’ve heard that OR “Why not just teach English there? You’d still be in the country and make a difference. Why do you have to go to the ‘dangerous’ places? Be careful not…

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7 Missionary Traps To Avoid On The Mission Field

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I have lived on the mission field for 3 ½ years. It’s been exciting to experience the goodness of God in His provision and love, and to see Him change lives—mine included. But the age-old Bible-proclaimed problem is: Satan does not want any of this to happen. He is smart and knows missionaries usually have…

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Chinese College Student On The Verge Of Salvation

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There is a girl who has been attending our English Corners, discipleship dinners, camps, and various other activities for years. She is graduating this year and trying to make a decision about her future. I’ve had the privilege to help counsel her and give her a loving listening ear.  This week I had the chance to spend…

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How God Revealed Himself To My Chinese Friend

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Let me tell you the incredible story of a sweet Chinese girl who I met at our Friday night English Corner last semester. I invited her to our more intimate Tuesday night English Corner, and began to spend lots of one-on-one time with her. She quickly became one of my closest friends here in China.…

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