Wednesday is for Prayer Understanding the plight, the desperation, the urgency of the need for gospel proclamation to the unevangelized peoples of the earth is one of the greatest needs of every believer in every age. Here’s how the “father of modern missions” sought to develop such a vision in the believers of his generation. … More William Carey’s Parting Story to His Church
Thursday is for Discipleship Henry Oursler, a friend and former classmate, who started the ministry Bringing Truth to Life and has been involved in church planting internationally through the Grace Global Network, posted the following on Facebook™: Thinking today about five serious questions: What kind of people does it take to change the world? What … More What Kind of People Take Over the World?
Christian Post had an interview the other day with Brother Andrew, author of “God’s Smuggler.” A number of questions addressed his perspective on the American Church and in particular, the growing trend toward mega-churches (Churches over 2000). I thought the following exchange was worth passing on. [Bold and underline emphasis added by me in Brother … More “God’s Smuggler” Speaks on Mega Church Phenomenon
Friday is for Heart Songs If you didn’t get your Olympic fill with the nearly 24 hour broadcast, maybe this will help. My source is Wikipedia. Eric Liddell’s Olympic exploits were depicted in the Academy Award winning movie Chariots of Fire (1981). After the 1924 Olympics, Liddell went to China as a missionary and served there until … More An Olympic Story You Have Never Heard (and worth hearing)
Thursday is for Discipleship Most of us are not involved in our communities and neighborhoods because we are too busy. We are too busy because we are too cluttered in our schedules and lifestyles. We don’t know the names of our five closest neighbors (first and last), we don’t know what they do (jobs and … More Decluttering Life for the Glory of God
Wednesday is for Prayer I am in Wisconsin training church planters and church planting leaders with Dynamic Church Planting International. These training events are always a delight and fuel my heart for Jesus and the Kingdom. I resigned from New Song Church for this very purpose, to invest in the next generation of church planters. … More Are There Distinctive ‘Evangelical’ Issues for a Theology of Mission?
Weekend Musings “It’s Hard to Go to Heaven in America” Many will say that the needs are greater around the world, that the 10-40 window is a higher priority, that we have too many Christian workers and too much resource focused on reaching people in the Western-industrialized nations. I will not dispute any of that. … More “It is Hard to Go to Heaven in America”
Wednesday is for Prayer We pray too much for ourselves and not enough for others. We pray too much for our own concerns and not enough about global concerns. In your passion to reach your neighbors, you must build a passion in your newest disciples for the whole world and its need for Christ and … More Operation World: We Really Can Change the World
Weekend Musings I have been telling the story and recommending the video/DVD for years of the Mouk tribe in Papua New Guinea for at least a dozen years. The first video which was only about 29 minutes long is now available in two parts on Youtube.com. If you are not weeping and praising God at … More You will weep with praise or you just don’t understand the gospel
Carve out some time. Get a cup of coffee or a pot of tea. Turn the TV off. Put your book down. Put your Bible aside. Close the door. Don’t be distracted. Watch this video of Dr. Helen Roseveara. You might want to carve out sometime for prayer afterwards.