Who Canceled the Apostle Paul? Lessons From the First Christian Influencer on How to Lead When You Are Hated

By: Nijay K. Gupta The following article was taken from https://www.christianitytoday.com/. Next to Jesus, of course, the apostle Paul is the most well-known figure of the Christian faith. Intrepid apostle, church planter, theologian, pastor, writer. Paul is our hero. He models the faith for us. But a careful reading of his letters demonstrates that he... Continue Reading →

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In the past decade we have seen millions of refugees escape from a multitude of countries due to war, poverty, and famine. The United Nations Refugee Agency estimates that global “forced displacement” had surpassed 84 million as of mid-2021, and that was before several millions more flooded out of Afghanistan and Ukraine in the last... Continue Reading →

Holy Now and Forever

By: Scott Armstrong Bible Reading: Hebrews 10:14 NIV “By one sacrifice he has made perfect forever those who are being made holy.” The authorship of the letter to the Hebrews is unknown and often disputed. Some scholars believe it was written by Paul, and others by Apollos, Barnabas, Priscilla, or someone else. Whatever the case,... Continue Reading →

First Installment of “Missionary Summer” Is a Great Success

By: Elba Isabel Duson “Live in harmony with one another…” (Romans 12:16a) A beautiful spirit of unity and service characterized the first installment of what is being deemed in the Dominican Republic the “Missionary Summer”. From May 21 to 28, 2022, 12 Work and Witness volunteers from North Arkansas in the United States combined with... Continue Reading →

Be Filled with the Spirit

Dr. Eddie Estep, Kansas City (USA) District Superintendent When we use the word filled in English, we normally think of something being placed into a container, such as milk being poured to the brim of a glass, water being run into a bathtub, or gasoline being pumped into a tank. This is also the classic... Continue Reading →

In Defense of Second-Class Missionaries

By: Amy Medina Recently Emily and I came across a blog post that grabbed our attention. Missionary Amy Medina wrote an article for Missio Nexus entitled, In Defense of Second-Class Missionaries . In it she highlighted what she sees as the Church’s tendency (especially in the West) to categorize missionaries. Funding and even prayer support... Continue Reading →

A Pure Heart

By: Eddie Estep You have to read halfway through the Old Testament before the idea of a human having a pure heart is even suggested as a possibility. Prior to Job and Psalms, the only things referred to as “pure” are gold (about 40 times), frankincense (4 times), and water (once). When we get to... Continue Reading →

More Jesus in Evangelism

By: Michael Frost I recently came across an article by missiologist and author Michael Frost entitled “Jesus Take the Wheel.” The story he tells of an interaction with an Uber driver (reprinted below) caused a lot of discussion amongst our team, and we will even dedicate a future episode of The Worthless Servants podcast to... Continue Reading →

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