These podcasts are brief (more or less 20 minutes each) audio (mp3) teachings from the Bible. They are related to cross-cultural mission either directly, or because they talk about keys to the life and walk of the cross-cultural mission worker. They are birthed out of many years of experience. Listen in small groups, in a devotional time, in the car or while walking. Listen on and be blessed and challenged!
Ross looks at 2 Kings 15 and seeks to show how we can learn and be blessed even from hard passages.
Ross shares the difference between ordinary people who have only partial obedience and those who are wholehearted for God.
Ross looks at 6 words that changed the life of the great Chinese missionary, Hudson Taylor.
This is part 2 of Ross’ audio, cut down, version of Hannah in 1 Samuel 1, and focuses on lessons from Hannah’s prayer life.
Ross gives some specific examples from China colleagues and then shares 7 key lessons from the life of Amos to help us make a difference
Ross shares from Exodus 1, originally in 2010, but relevant to us as we face our todays in faith and hope
Summary: Ross shares from Luke 18 on the battle and the potential of prayer.
Ross shares how the early church responded to the gift of the Holy Spirit in Acts 2
Ross looks at two different kinds of believers - happies and grumpies - or are you both? Listen and analyse which you are!
Ross discusses a difficult question - is fasting (as a part of prayer) an option or a necessity today?
Ross looks at what the Bible says about the end of the world, and how the Bible tells us to get ready for it.
Ross looks at John 12:20-25 to discuss a secret to God’s blessing flowing through us to others, with two unusual examples of that truth.
Ross shares from in Luke 1 about Zechariah, the father of John the Baptist, and stresses that our God is a God of the second chance - for him and for us today.
Ross talks about Hannah in 1 Sam 1.
This is part 2 of Ross’ audio, cut down, version of Hannah in 1 Samuel 1, and focusses on lessons from Hannah’s prayer life.”
Ross shares lessons from the life of Joseph and asks: is the real Christian life effortless or difficult or a mixture or both?
Ross shares about the first lesson from the life of Joseph: a desire not for my ministry but to bless and release others
In this third talk on the life of Joseph, Ross looks at Joseph through the lens of three vital principles in Luke 16:10-12.
Summary In this 4th teaching on the life of Joseph, Ross discusses the lies of Joseph’s brothers that they lived with for 13 years, and lessons we must learn from that.
Ross shares in this 5th Joseph talk how Joseph laid hold of the promises of God and saw that come to pass - even when his situation seemed to deny that for a while
In this 6th talk on the life of Joseph, Ross discusses the relationship between Joseph's choice to avoid immorality and the blessing and anointing that was on his life.
Ross looks at the important balance between God’s sovereign grace and empowerment in our lives and our response of obedience, as seen in the life of Joseph.
Ross Paterson lists 5 traps we can fall into which make us miss the invitation to reach the rest of the world with the Gospel. Ross actually recorded this 8 years ago - and is more convinced that ever that what he said is true! Have a listen and see if you have fallen into any of these traps!
Ross looks at 2 famous verses from the New Testament - Matt 28:18-20 and Acts 1:8 - and asks a question: “What were the last words of Jesus” He then compares attitudes to ‘mission’ past and present. You could be shocked by that comparison!
Lessons from the life of one of Ross’ missionary heroes.