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Welcome to Teach All Nations Mission

Teach All Nations Mission (TAN) is a global evangelical educational ministry birthed from the teaching ministries of Delron and Peggy Shirley.  The name Teach All Nations Mission was chosen to carefully indicate exactly what is the heart of the Shirley's mission.  TAN's commitment is to establish a solid foundation in the national pastors and leaders so that they can help enrich the people.

The vision is Christian teaching materials (in English and the local languages) in printed form and on audio and video tape, providing scholarships to Christian colleges and Bible schools for promising students, assisting in establishing and building of Bible schools, and broadcasting via the internet, radio, and television.

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Mission Report Philippines August 2017

Our ministry in the Philippines began with a Saturday morning meeting in an exclusive neighborhood where a successful business family had built an addition to their home specifically for holding Christian meetings.  After having a life-changing encounter with the Lord when their daughter was miraculously healed, they totally reoriented their business to become a blessing to the kingdom of God.  Instead of running the business six days a week, they cut the schedule back to five days and dedicated Saturdays to ministry – including the Bible studies and teaching sessions that they hold at their home.  Instead of going straight into the business week every Monday morning, they start with a Bible study time with all the employees.  The top-level have a second-tier Bible study in which they read a full chapter of the Bible each day – and are awarded with an all-expense-paid trip to Israel when they complete the entire Bible.  In addition, the company has opened a free hospital for people who cannot afford medical care.  At an annex to the hospital, the families who come to accompany the patients are given emotional support and spiritual comfort as volunteers share the gospel with them.  Their company also has a large literature focus that has distributed over ten million gospel tracts and fifty thousand Bibles.  After the owner of the company received the baptism in the Holy Spirit during Peggy’s visit last year, she purchased four hundred copies of Peggy’s book to distribute to women that she encounters through the business and her social contacts.  [Read More]


 

August 2017 Meditation – Going After Ai Rules for Failing Successfully

In Joshua chapter seven, we read the interesting story of Joshua’s second conquest as he entered the Promised Land -- his attack on the city of Ai, a city whose size is characterized by its tiny, little name.  The surprising turn of events in this story is that the men of this seemingly insignificant municipality soundly defeated the army of the mighty nation of Israel in their first encounter.  However, on his second attempt, Joshua was able to obliterate the army that had just routed him from the battlefield.  As we read through the chapter, we learn a number of principles that can be readily applied to the confrontations in our own spiritual pilgrimages.

 

Be a Team Player

The chapter opens with a quick preview into the future by introducing an incident that has already occurred but will not be exposed until later in the chapter.  Perhaps the summary statement made about the incident is tossed out in this seemingly out-of-sequence passage because it reveals an important principle we should glean from the story when it is told in its entirety.  Verse one says that Israel committed a trespass because of Achan’s disobedience in taking “the accursed things.”  The story behind this allegation is that the people of Israel were commanded not to take any loot or booty from Jericho when they invaded the city because everything in the city was to be considered “accursed.”  However, Achen secretly spirited away some gold, silver, and expensive clothing that he concealed under the floor of his tent.  This introductory line doesn’t explain the story or even describe the details of how Achen had erred in relationship to “the accursed things”; it simply states that God was angered by the incident.  The most outstanding truth we learn from this sentence is that God held the entire people accountable for this one man’s sin.  The sentence does not say that Achen alone was responsible for the trespass; rather, it blatantly proclaims that the entire children of Israel committed a trespass regarding “the accursed things.” [Read More]