Peggy Nunley: Q&A
How can God raise true beauty from the ashes of a broken childhood?
When a girly girl overflows with a passion for the nations, whose lives are changed?
What can emerge when God puts together the ministries and giftings of an emergency room physician and a sold-out missionary?
Why would an already-busy mom of four step into a new and anointed calling?
Meet Peggy Nunley, president of Awe Star Missions, and you’ll “see the unseen” as her life and words reveal the answers to these questions.
Missions has been a part of Peggy’s life since she was 15 years old and a part of the first team Walker Moore took to the mission field as a part of his brand-new ministry, Awe Star. For 10 years, Peggy served with Awe Star, first as a student and then as director of missions. In August 2018, she stepped up and away from her home state of Indiana to take Walker’s place as the organization's new president.
God’s call has taken Peggy to over 35 nations. In Africa, she assisted church-planting pastors in The Gambia, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau and Nigeria. She has worked with the underground church in Egypt, Sudan and Afghanistan; trekked among the world’s most primitive unreached peoples of Uganda; and counseled imprisoned women in Panama and diverse parts of Africa.
Traveling both stateside and abroad, Peggy challenges believers to be on mission with Christ by taking bold steps of obedience wherever God has placed them. Her passion is to see the glory and fame of King Jesus restored among all nations, tribes and peoples, and she believes the local church is God's means to restore hope to the hopeless and fulfill the Great Commission.
When students and adults alike hear Peggy speak, their response is to want what she has: a deep relationship with God. An unwavering commitment to carrying out the Great Commission. And a deep love for both Jesus and her family that underlies everything she undertakes.
At iGO 2019, not only will you hear from Peggy, but you’ll hear the Lord speaking through her in a way that will surprise, bless and challenge you as He reveals Himself through her. Expect the unexpected as you prepare to see the unseen! The time is NOW to make room on your calendar and register for iGO 2019, Nov. 4-5, 2019 at Evergreen Baptist Church in Bixby, Oklahoma.
It sounds like a tragedy in the making: A young African boy loses both parents at an early age. He and his brother end up in an orphanage, where they spend the rest of their growing-up years. Like most orphans, he has many obstacles to overcome, and he must do so in a third-world country.
But the reality of Anyway Mupesewa’s story is not tragic at all. Eden Children’s Village, the orphanage that became his home, had Christ at its center. Not only did Mupesewa receive Christ at an early age, but God also commissioned him to spread the gospel. From the time he was old enough to read the Bible, he took the Great Commission as his personal mandate. He became an avid soul-winner who earned the nickname of “Evangelist.”
Mupesewa earned his bachelor’s in youth ministry and preaching from Johnson University in Knoxville, Tennessee, and has recently earned his master’s as well. His education and discipleship by godly mentors have equipped him to pursue his passion of taking the gospel to his home country.
“Salvation is man’s greatest need, and I have been commissioned to fulfill this need beginning in Zimbabwe,” Mupesewa says.”Nothing can substitute for the calling God has placed on my heart. I dream of a day when Zimbabweans will not only make disciples among themselves, but send out missionaries to our neighboring countries, or rather to the ends of the world.”
At iGO 2019, Nov. 8-9 at Evergreen Baptist Church in Bixby, Oklahoma, you'll have the opportunity to experience Mupesewa’s powerful preaching as well as his teaching in workshop settings. Come and allow the Holy Spirit to help you “see the unseen” through the eyes of an African orphan with a soul on fire for God and for taking the gospel to the nations.
To learn more about iGO 2019, click here or call 1-800-AWE STAR.
To register for iGO 2019, click here.
We've Got Issues
Not only are these issues we read about online or hear discussed on our favorite podcast, but we come up against them daily at school, at work and pretty much, well, everywhere. But there’s another place where you can encounter them: iGO, Awe Star’s annual missions conference.
You see, the Great Commission (Matt. 28:18-20) is also the great connector. Notice how it addresses each of these in multiple ways:
“All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me” (theology).
“Go therefore” (identity).
“And make disciples” (relationships).
“Of all nations” (racism, social justice, relationships).
“Baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit” (theology, racism, relationships).
“Teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you” (theology, social justice, racism, gender issues, identity, relationships).
“And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age” (theology, identity).
So yes, iGO 2019 focuses on missions. And no, it doesn’t. Our theme of “seeing the unseen” opens the door for truth yet to be mined from sources both new and familiar.
Check out our list of keynote speakers. Each has expertise in areas that matter. Each is committed to sharing that expertise--as well as vision and passion—with you.
Interested in missions? Join us.
Interested in contemporary issues? Join us.
Not sure, but willing to check us out? Join us.
There’s a place waiting for you.
Got issues? You'll be right at home.