“How shall they preach unless they are sent?” (Romans 10:15a)
Environmental missionaries, including those who find employment in secular environmental businesses or NGOs, still depend on the commissioning, prayers, accountability, and encouragement of the local church, as illustrated in Acts 13 and explained in Romans 10.
In December 2011, Eden Vigil began supplying “sending services” to its first ever clients, a couple working in Central Africa and sent out by a Midwestern American church.
“The Missionary’s Daughter is a Civil Engineer: Valuing the Sending Function of the Church” is an article written by Lowell Bliss to embody the thinking behind the launch of this new Eden Vigil initiative. A .pdf copy of the full 16-page article is available here, of which the first page is a short synopsis: Sending Services