When we read about Jesus sending the 72, we love the evangelistic fervor. We love the intentionality of being sent to every town and place. We love the inspirational call, the Go! Yet there is more here than just the activity of mission. There are important principles around how we do mission.
Somewhere along the way, the intimate connection between idolatry and injustice was lost. We began to believe that one was a “religious” question, the other a “political” question. And the Christian world began to separate into two camps, sometimes pitched against one another—one stressing
I met Jan on the trolley in Amsterdam. I was making my daily trek to the Internet Café to connect with friends and family back at home. As I looked at the passing canals, my eyes came to rest on Jan, standing near me. He was looking around and looking dejected. I felt a nudge from the Holy Spirit to
The challenges and opportunities facing the global church can be grouped into nine greats. I hope that you’ll read something here that you did not already know, and I hope that, as a follower of Jesus, you’ll discover afresh that you are part of God’s work and part of a global
The world is not transformed by making a superficial difference in many lives, but by making a profound difference in a few. Real, lasting life-change takes place not at the macro-level, but at the micro-level, one on one, close up.You change the world by changing a life. And you change a life
Over 7,000 ethno-linguistic people groups in the world have little or no access to the gospel according to Joshua Project. 3,000 of these unreached people groups do not have anyone trying to reach them. Nearly 400 of these unengaged people groups have populations
lea este artículo en españolI am Hispanic, from the United States, and I am Latino, from Uruguay. Although I am very proud of my culture and my roots, I always felt that in being an immigrant in the United States I did not have the same capacities and options as did a native of this country.
Read this article in EnglishSoy hispano de Estados Unidos, soy latino de Uruguay. Si bien me siento muy orgulloso de mi cultura y mis raíces, siempre consideré que al ser inmigrante en Estados Unidos no tenia las mismas capacidades u opciones que un nativo de este país. Dios hizo algo
How do you talk to others about the Good News? What words do you use? Do they understand what you’re talking about? And do you really understand the gospel?If you grew up in the church—or even if you’ve been a Christian for more than a year—chances are the words you use to talk
Several years ago, I attended a seminar in our area being coordinated by the Navigators. Dr. Jerry White, the president of the Navigators, led the seminar. The topic addressed the apparent inability of the Christian church to reach out to the secular world.Summarizing some research they had