Tim Hunsicker on Why Brick and Mortar Matter in Missions

Tim Hunsicker of ABWE Construction explains why sometimes missions really is about building hospitals and schools.

Why Brick and Mortar Matter: Tim Hunsicker on Construction in Missions

We often claim that missions isn’t about building hospitals and schools or digging wells. But, according to architect and ministry leader Tim Hunsicker, sometimes it is. In this week’s episode, Tim explains the biblical basis for construction in missions—and how building projects can help make disciples.

See how you can use your construction, engineering, mechanical, design, or project management skills in short-term or long-term missions.

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Alex Kocman & Scott Dunford

Alex Kocman is the Director of Communications and Engagement for ABWE. He serves as general editor for Message Magazine and co-hosts The Missions Podcast. After earning his M.A. in Communication and B.S. in Biblical Studies, he served as an online apologetics instructor with Liberty University and a youth pastor in Pennsylvania, where he now resides with his wife and three children. Read his blog or follow him on X/Twitter.

Scott Dunford is the pastor of Western Hills Church in San Mateo, Calif. Previously, Scott served as Vice President of Mobilization and Communications for ABWE and as a missionary in East Asia. Scott graduated from Northland International University (B.A. in Pastoral Studies), earned his M.A. in biblical studies from Central Baptist Theological Seminary, his M.B.A. from Cornerstone University, and is currently enrolled in Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s D.Min. program with an emphasis on missions.