It’s Sunday morning…

We get up, eat breakfast, brush our teeth, and get dressed in our “church” clothes. We drive to church, find a good seat, and say hello to our friends and neighbors.

Church begins.

And we are moved by the rhythm of worship, from the way the music wakes up our sleepy soul to the power and passion of our Pastor’s message and words. We feel ready to take on the day with new zeal, to help our ailing brothers and sisters, to donate our money and our time to worthy causes in need, to spread the word of the gospel to those in desperate need of our Lord and Savior. Maybe we go to brunch afterwards and ponder or discuss with our partners and families on how we can participate in building God’s Kingdom. We might even make plans about going on that missions trip or gathering together things for the food pantry, but what happens by Monday morning is what happens to many of us every single week…

We forget. We lose our resolve and our desire to do MORE.

Our intentions were solid and true, but our follow through fell through when all of the hustle and bustle of Monday took hold of our consciousness. The stress and worries of paying bills, making lunches, getting our kids to school on time supersede all of those golden intentions, no matter how passionately we felt them only hours before.

So what do we DO with that?

Do we just give up then? Should we accept the heavy burdens of our daily lives and stop kidding ourselves that there’s time to do MORE?

The Bible teaches us that this is the most important quality of a true Christian life, besides the obvious which is accepting Christ as one’s personal Savior. In order to fulfill our loving duty to our Holy Father we MUST do more for one another- we are called to serve no matter how busy we think we are in this world. Because there’s only one real job to do here on this planet and that is to further the Kingdom of Christ.So HOW do we accomplish this? It’s about waking up every morning and reassigning your priorities to their proper place. Of course you still need to get to work on time and get the kids off to school, but

So HOW do we accomplish this? It’s about waking up every morning and reassigning your priorities to their proper place. Of course you still need to get to work on time and get the kids off to school, but first you must set the intention in your mind to carve a piece out for Jesus. It doesn’t matter how small or large, significant or insignificant it may seem. God is not punching you into a timeclock, he just wants your heart in it and to show others how to put their heart into it too.

Maybe that looks like paying for someone’s coffee at Starbuck’s and telling the Barista that you did this in Christ’s love for your brother or sister. Maybe it looks like talking to a co-worker at the water cooler about how God blessed you over the weekend. Maybe you could stash a blanket, some food and a bible in your passenger seat and hand it to the homeless man you see every night on your way home from work. The point is that there are a billion different ways to start the conversation about Jesus and to open people’s minds and hearts. You simply have to start.

So take your first glorious, morning breath, give thanks to the Lord who placed that breath in your lungs and set your intention to glorify God and his kingdom. You won’t be sorry that you took the first step.

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BRAZIL | Colombo – PR | Headquarters

MORE’s Global Headquarter is located in Colombo, in the state of Paraná in Southern Brazil. From this location we coordinate international projects and provide support to our missionaries.

In Colombo, MORE has a Mission Training School, that is focused on equipping Christians that have the calling to go into missions and help the Suffering Church. MORE also hosts refugees that are unable to stay in their countries due to religious persecution or war.

 

Uganda

In operation since August 2014, MORE Uganda has helped run an ESL School in partnership with a Norwegian organization Refugee Alliance. MORE’s team visits periodically refugee resettlement camps providing support and identifying best ways to implement development projects

 

Southeast Asia

MORE Southeast Asia’s efforts are focused on refugee assistance and resettlement and community development initiatives with local Christians. Our base provides support and refuge to Christians of surrounding nations that are undergoing persecution.

 

Middle East

MORE Middle East started in 2014 with the goal to strengthen the suffering church in the region and to provide support to christians fleeing persecution and looking for refuge. 

MORE has small business initiatives aimed at helping Christians find work and dignity. There is also a dental and medical clinic for the community. MORE’s missionaries do on going visits to nearby refugee camps to provide discipleship and relief. 

 

USA

MORE USA started in 2016 with the purpose to raise awareness about the suffering church with the american church and to build partnerships that will help support MORE’s global projects.

Nepal

MORE Nepal works in partnership with other organizations and local churches. Our team is located in Kathmandu, the capital and visits the interior of the country periodically. MORE’s work has been concentrated mainly in the provinces of Dolakha and Sindhupalchok, which were deeply affected by the 2015 Earthquake.Nosso objetivo é desenvolver projetos que visem à recuperação da agricultura de subsistência – principal fonte de renda destas populações. A partir deste trabalho será possível promover meios de geração de renda para os camponeses por meio do comércio e exportação.

The goal for this location is to develop projects with local farmers to recover their land and subsistence, which is their main source of incone. As a result of this work, MORE believes we will be able to provide more income and support to the local communities.

Italy

Since early 2015 MORE Italy has been providing support to refugee resettlement projects and working alongside the Italian church. MORE Italy’s director has been working with refugee initiatives since 2011.

Our goal is to raise awareness amongst the Italian church to the reality of the Suffering church and the refugees that are arriving at the Italian shores daily.

Haiti

MORE started as a response to the Haiti earthquake in 2010. After the emergency aid that was provided, MORE started it’s base with the focus to develop mid and long term recovering projects around the nation in partnership with local Haitian churches.

MORE Haiti has a Community Development School that is provided free of charge and is a training program to our Small Business initiatives which hold three core principles: financial investment, people development, and discipleship. Our program with those that want to participate in our school and small business initiatives lasts eighteen months. MORE Haiti also has ongoing projects with a local orphanage and a music school (REMIX School) .

Guinea Bissau

MORE Guinea Bissau is working in partnership with House Emanuel, a local orphanage. Our missionaries have been discipling and equipping teenagers and local children, many of which have never left the orphanage compound.

Colombia

More Colombia started in late 2014. Most of it’s efforts are related to Small Business initiative in the rural area. In partnership with local churches MORE has also been providing support to internally displaced refugees that are running away from guerrillas and the internal conflict that has been ongoing for decades.

 

Central Asia

MORE Central Asia is providing support to Christians that are suffering persecution due to local regimes. Our missionaries have been encouraging and discipling local leadership.

 

Sertão

In 2015, MORE started a new base in the northeastern region of Brazil in the deep drylands. In partnership with other missions, MORE has started small business initiatives to provide income and discipleship to families. As a result, a toy factory and a guitar factory are now in operation.