Missions

Inclusion and Exclusion – Who’s In and Who’s Out?

Introduction I believe that a fresh reading of Scripture points to some startling questions—frequently enigmatic issues—particularly for believers in the West and in those places where Western thinking has gained influence. Calling at once for commitment to truth and...

Effective Church Planting is Partnership

The history of the Church is replete with the stories of heroic individuals who, against all odds and with little apparent human support, engaged in evangelistic efforts which resulted in the launching of a thriving, sometimes lasting Church. Yett, the real Biblical...

Younger Leaders: Their Role in the Global Challenge

We face three great challenges today: First, that after nearly 2,000 years of the church, over a third of the world still has not even heard of Jesus much less become His followers – knowing and living with Him daily.  As of this writing, over 200 languages over...

Local Fellowships – The Engine of Church Replication

I enthusiastically support any evangelism strategy (be it media-based such as MTM (Media to Movements) on inter-personal such as DMM (Discipleship Making Movements), etc).  These initiatives, in turn, supporting and/or accelerating individuals becoming followers of...

Individualism vs. Partnership in Evangelism Strategies

Think about it.  Are the churches or Christian organizations in your area of ministry, praying, planning, and working together?  If not, why not?  And possibly more important, does it really matter?  Individualism is a disability in evangelism strategies just like a...