Paul Borthwick

Missions Associate

Paul has never moved out of Massachusetts, but he has been training, speaking, and learning in more than 100 countries. Paul serves with Development Associates International. His favorite story is the life of Adoniram Judson, missionary to Burma.

Messages by Paul Borthwick

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Seminars by Paul Borthwick

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If we add the amazing growth of the church in the Majority World to the reality of the global missionary force (from Korea, Brazil, Nigeria, India, etc.) to the post-Christian, still-needy conditio

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Blog posts by Paul Borthwick

By Paul Borthwick

After I attended my first Urbana Student Mission Conference in 1973 as a 19-year-old college sophomore from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, I returned home exhilarated: the size of the

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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By Paul Borthwick

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

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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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...

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 and Kurt Bullis

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

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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