The Mission Yearbook for Prayer and Study is a daily devotional with 365 inspiring mission stories that come from next door and all across the globe. It inspires thousands of Presbyterians daily as they uphold the mission of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in intercessory prayer. The stories in the 2013 Mission Yearbook were gathered around the question of Jesus to his disciples, “How many loaves have you?” from Mark 6:38. The book is filled with stories of God’s abundance in the face of overwhelming needs and a scarcity of resources.
Today in the Mission Yearbook: December 26, 2013
PRESBYTERY OF ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA - The Presbytery of St. Augustine’s participation in the Acts 16:5 Initiative prompted many in the presbytery to think anew about discipleship. In light of that prompting, Paul Hooker, St. Augustine’s former executive presbyter, offers a few thoughts on the theme passage for this yearbook, Mark 6:38.
“Jesus’ question, ‘How many loaves have you?’ produced five loaves to feed 5,000 people. Even thinly sliced, it’s hard to see those loaves being enough. And, in truth, if loaves of bread are all that’s in view here, enough they will never be.
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THE 2014 PRESBYTERIAN MISSION YEARBOOK - Where are the young adults? How often have you wondered, where are the young adults in the PC(USA)? Wonder no longer. The 2014 Presbyterian Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study is devoted to the theme of young adults in the church. Its stories, many told by young adults, lift up how Presbyterians of all ages are engaging and joining with Presbyterian young adults in reforming the church for Christ’s mission.
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