Behind the Scenes

Have you ever stopped to wonder about the behind-the-scenes inner workings of a ministry such as Developing Workers?  Though the impact of DW can be seen globally in multiple nations, the hands and hearts that make it happen on a daily basis are few. We are a staff of 5, and 2 of these team […]

Being Fully Seen: A Testimony

Pastors and other ministry leaders are continually pouring themselves out to others in their community, but few have someone regularly coaching and building them up as they strive to disciple others. To disciple well, leaders need the security and encouragement generated in supportive relationships saturated with grace. They are battling discipleship poverty, yet they succumb to it themselves. […]

Kenya Transformation Reports

Our most recent Mobilize Medical trip has come and gone, and the report of the time in Kenya is astounding! Over 1,000 patients were seen. 35 new brothers and sisters made a commitment to follow Jesus with their life.  The local Kenyan pastors did all the spiritual counseling, and we were simply there to bring […]

Building the Church

The vast majority of Developing Workers’ ministry is focused on building up the Church – the people of God here and around the world that make up the Body of Christ so they might serve as a light in the nations they live. However, today, we have the privilege to share how a volunteer with […]

A Resource: Leading Out of Crisis

Navigating 2 years of pandemic, cultural crisis, and global struggle has left most all of us disoriented at times and in need of care.  Yet who is to care for those who are leading and shepherding us as we are ministered to? Walking through one extreme to another the past couple years has taken its […]

Transformation in Kenya

As a Mobilize Medical team heads out, they go knowing they can bring medicine to treat and relieve symptoms, to dress wounds, and to bring comfort. However, our team preparing now for Kenya was recently reminded by Kelly Ramsland, director of Mobilize, that there is much more entailed in their work. “We can go and […]

Refugee Response: The remnant in Poland bringing hope to Ukrainians

Our prayer team has been praying with us for our team members, Matt and Onalee Swartz, as they are in Poland looking for the best means to support the church leaders and ministry there. We invite you today to join the efforts of this work through prayer. They arrived last week and immediately saw the […]

Our Global Reach

Developing Workers has a global reach because of amazing national partners in countries all over the world.   Mexico is no exception to this fact, and we are blessed to work alongside the ministry partners there. For the past four years, we have been partnering with the National Presbyterian Church of Mexico to train leaders to […]

Mountain Movers

Our Mobilize Medical teams travel to underserved areas of the world, ready to serve and ready to see God move. While the teams work together to meet the physical needs of the hurting people in the communities they assist, they also walk many through spiritual counseling and seek to bring salvation to the lost. They […]

Why This Work is Important

The needs of the church are ever-present, and a pastor’s job is often immense. Pastoring the flock.  Shepherding hearts and minds.  Sharing the gospel.  Spear-heading spiritual transformation.  Discipleship.  Leading church staff with care.  Casting vision. In these days and times, even the secular world recognizes that pressure on pastors has increased and burn-out is on […]