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How to Bring Hope to the Hopeless, with The Copelands - EM249

By Bryan Entzminger

If your view of Ireland is only architecture, hills, and accents, you’re going to want to hear from Chris and Joi Copeland. They share some perspective on the needs and how they want to be part of the solution. Full Show Notes: http://engagingmissions.com/249 Upcoming Topics: http://engagingmissions.com/2019Q1 Be a Patron: http://engagingmissions.com/patron The process of missions can be a long and beautiful one. For Chris and Joi Copeland, they have been waiting to go to Ireland for four years. They are currently raising support and are almost fully funded. Their ministry focuses on leadership development, church planting, and serving the community. It all centers on bringing hope to the hopeless. Chris and Joi share about how God called them to Ireland. They have many stories of God’s faithfulness and provision over the last few years. Their desire is to see the people of Ireland come to know God and find hope in Him. What We Talked About 00:23 - Episode summary 02:05 - The beauty and problems of a country 03:12 - What are some of the needs in Ireland? 04:09 - Addressing the current struggles 06:08 - Staying present in the moment 07:10 - Keep on keeping on 07:27 - How did God call you to Ireland? 08:57 - Trying to be on board with God’s call 10:23 - Conversations with family and friends 12:35 - Being active in ministry 14:29 - Learning to walk by faith 18:54 - Leaning on the Scriptures 20:17 - Catching the vision for missions 24:19 - How do you tie it all together? 25:34 - Looking ahead to the future 26:19 - The process of fundraising 27:34 - Giving draws you closer to Christ 30:26 - Pushing towards 100 percent funding 31:38 - How close are you to your goal? 32:20 - Ways to support the ministry 33:17 - How can we best pray for you? 37:02 - Closing thoughts Resources & Contact Info Website: WorldVenture Email: cjcopeland@worldventure.net Facebook: @copelandclantoireland Show Links Facebook: @engagingmissions Messenger: @engagingmissions Twitter: @engagingmission Leave a Voicemail Become a Patron Listen for Free Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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