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How can a network of churches fuel missions?

How can a network of churches fuel missions?

There is a natural interdependence between local churches that happens by default. Just think what might be possible if we were intentional is working together for the cause of the Great Commission? To see the entire list of Senders Videos, please click here.

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Bella Vista: The Beautiful View of God’s Work

Bella Vista: The Beautiful View of God’s Work

In a previous era, Christians delegated the development of ministry leaders and missionaries to Bible colleges and other Christian organizations. These institutions serve an essential role in the Christian life and in no way do I want to minimize that. However, I would tell you that Christian leaders are primarily developed in the church and…

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Why not send nationals rather than US citizens?

Why not send nationals rather than US citizens?

There is a trend to support locals rather than sending a missionary from your church. It is argued that they come “cheap” and already know the language but there is more to this topic that needs to be considered. To see the entire list of Senders Videos, please click here.

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Books Pastors Should Read

Books Pastors Should Read

There are plenty of resources about becoming a sending church. For starters…here are a few books you might consider for your reading list…

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How do we improve deputational efficiency?

How do we improve deputational efficiency?

Many would claim that our present approach for funding missionaries is broken. Some Appointees take 3-4 years of deputation to be fully funded. Here are some ideas to be more efficient in deputation. To see the entire list of Senders Videos, please click here.

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When a Problem is a Good Thing to Have

When a Problem is a Good Thing to Have

We learned long ago in Catholic Europe that people on our street are hesitant to accept help, but usually happy to extend it. The Lord used this dynamic in the past month to arrange closer contact with our new neighbors. A young family from southern Europe–dad, mom and two little girls–had moved into the row…

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God is Speaking

God is Speaking

David Brown, JD, PhD, a church-planter with BMW near Durban, South Africa gave this devotional to Grace Baptist Church of Amanzimtoti (Grace-Toti) south of Durban, South Africa during the coronavirus lockdown.

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The Future of Missions

The Future of Missions

If we are to believe the sounds of alarm, missions from the U.S. is on the decline. Unfortunately, few studies have been done to affirm or deny this perception. In preparation for this article, my research revealed many opinions and few numbers; when numbers were provided, usually they were skewed by a general definition of…

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