Missions and philanthropy

Lynne Castelijn shares that Christ urges His followers to both share the Gospel and to live out His love in material ways.

It’s fairly well understood that sharing the good news about Christ is the central focus of Biblical missions. Missionary Lynne Castelijn absolutely agrees. “Without a doubt,” she writes, “a large part of missionary work revolves around Bible translation, preaching the Gospel, developing Bible lessons and discipleship.”

“But,” she adds, “it’s almost impossible to live amongst a people group in a developing country without showing the love of Christ in practical ways, too.”

From the very beginning in the 1990’s, when Albert and Lynne Castelijn