5 Steps for Disciple Multiplication – Part 1 of 2

By Dave Ferguson and Warren Bird A simple tool for apprenticing followers of Christ who can apprentice others. I wonder if out of reverence for Jesus being divine, we sometimes dismiss his disciple-making practices and think, Well, that’s because it’s Jesus; he’s God. Of course he’s the best people-developer in the universe. So we admire how... Continue Reading →

Being Like Them

By Freya Galindo Guevara “ . . . I have become all things to all men so that by all possible means I might save some.” 1 Corinthians 9:22 When the message of salvation has changed our lives, we become passionate about sharing it.  That implies that we must find better ways to share it,... Continue Reading →

A Voice? What Voice?

“Now those who were with me saw the light but did not hear the voice of the one who was speaking to me.” (Acts 22:9 NRSV) Arrested and standing before a mob ready to lynch him, Paul relates the story of his conversion.  It was the seminal moment of his life; quite literally (as well... Continue Reading →

Mission Briefing: ‘Missionary’

By Howard Culbertson People today use the word “missionary” in at least four ways: – As a description for all Christians; – As a label for people doing any kind of ministry anywhere; – As a specialized category for anyone with cross-cultural ministry experience, whether that be long-term or for only a few days; --... Continue Reading →

Hope in the Shipwreck

By Rev. Ken Childress "No one had eaten for a long time. Finally, Paul called the crew together and said, Men, you should have listened to me in the first place and not left Crete. You would have avoided all this damage and loss. But take courage! None of you will lose your lives, even... Continue Reading →

Mission Briefing: Be a Sender

By Howard Culbertson Not infrequently, people think the only way they can participate in to-the-ends-of-the-earth evangelism is by flying to another country. They are wrong. “Going” is just one avenue of world mission involvement. Indeed, those who leave home to become career missionaries need a cadre of consecrated and zealous supporters back home. A few... Continue Reading →

The Worst Brand Ever

By Rev. Brady Wisehart Dying to live I was greeted this morning as I sifted through my inbox with an email titled “We can HELP your Church’s brand” sent from a church branding company. I had not solicited help form this company and I was about to move the email to the trash folder when... Continue Reading →

What’s your BHAG?

By Scott Armstrong “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” – Dalai Lama XIV I’m a fan of Jim Collins, a writer and business researcher.   Although the word may have been coined earlier, I believe Collins popularized the term “BHAG” in his book Built to... Continue Reading →

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