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Why the centrality of the local church in training missionaries?

Why the centrality of the local church in training missionaries?

It is possible to delegate training of missionaries to colleges and seminaries but ultimately the local church cannot delegate its responsibility. The local church is the one entity that God has chosen to accomplish His work on earth today. To see the entire list of Senders Videos, please click here.

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How can your church prepare women for missions?

How can your church prepare women for missions?

Women have had a major role in advancing worldwide missions. There are unique training needs that will help launch the next generation of leading ladies onto the mission fields of the world and the local church can provide that equipping. To see the entire list of Senders Videos, please click here.

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What if the pastor does not see training missionaries as his job?

What if the pastor does not see training missionaries as his job?

Pastors have an incredibly difficult task with multiple demands on their time so adding leadership training as another job is overwhelming. Yet this is necessary if the church is going to launch the next generation of international workers. To see the entire list of Senders Videos, please click here.

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Why ordination is more important than a Bible degree

Why ordination is more important than a Bible degree

There is more to being a pastor or missionary than having a formal theological degree. Down through church history, the local church has repeatedly launched missionaries and pastors who have not gone to Seminary. Is that possible today? To see the entire list of Senders Videos, please click here.

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How do short-term trips fit the strategy of the church?

How do short-term trips fit the strategy of the church?

American churches spend billions of dollars each year on short term trips. This is a huge stewardship that demands careful evaluation that these funds are leveraged to maximum advantage for the cause. To see the entire list of Senders Videos, please click here.

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What are some models or options for church-based training?

What are some models or options for church-based training?

The majority of missionaries and pastors down through church history were trained within the context of the local church. There is an upsurge of returning to this model in America. There have never been more resources to assist the local church to do this and here are some practical ways to accomplish church-based training. To…

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How to intern potential missionaries

How to intern potential missionaries

In addition to theological training, potential missionaries need practical experience. Here are some ways your church can provide the adequate equipping for the next generation of Christian workers. To see the entire list of Senders Videos, please click here.

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How to help parents value Bible college education

How to help parents value Bible college education

These are challenging days for Bible colleges and Bible Institutes as they close their doors or experience declining enrollment. Yet these institutions have been the engine that drove missions in the past. Parents can help change this trajectory. To see the entire list of Senders Videos, please click here.

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How important is learning the language of the country?

How important is learning the language of the country?

You will never adequately communicate the gospel and biblical truth unless you know the language and culture of the people to whom you minister. While it is tempting to short-cut the process, it is critical to understand the worldview of others if you want to adequately serve them. To see the entire list of Senders…

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