Paul Borthwick

Missions Associate

(as of 2012)

Paul Borthwick, along with his wife Christie, serves on the staff of Development Associates International focusing on leadership development in the Majority World. As such, they spend more than two months every year in overseas ministry. In addition to his service as a missions associate with Urbana 12, Paul teaches the Global Christianity courses at Gordon College in Wenham, MA, and mobilizes others for cross-cultural missions. Rick Warren, author of Purpose-Driven Life cites Paul’s books A Mind for Missions and How to be a World-Class Christian as “books that should be read by every Christian.”

Messages by Paul Borthwick

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By Paul Borthwick

God has a place for you in his global mission. It’s waiting for you, not because God needs you, but because he wants to give you the privilege of joining in the work he’s doing. As you consider...

By Paul Borthwick

Several years ago, I attended a seminar in our area being coordinated by the Navigators. Dr. Jerry White, the president of the Navigators, led the seminar. The topic addressed the apparent...

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We do not make financial decisions in a vacuum. Instead, the way we interact with our resources has profound effects on our own hearts and on our brothers and sisters throughout the world. If...

By Paul Borthwick

The challenges and opportunities facing the global church can be grouped into nine greats. I hope that you'll read something here that you did not already know, and I hope that, as a follower...

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I have a vision problem—a form of nearsightedness. This particular sort of nearsightedness causes me to live a small, self-centered life. Though there’s a whole world out there, I have trouble...

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I attended my first Urbana Student Mission Conference in 1973 as a 19-year-old college sophomore from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. The size of the conference, the caliber of the...

By Paul Borthwick

There is a you-shaped hole in God’s global mission. God has prepared good things specifically for you to do. Yet even if you already agree with those statements, determining the will of God...

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