Tim Keller: You've got to find a way to take the plotline of the culture and give it a happy ending in Jesus. So for example 1st Corinthians 1: It says, the Jews want power and the Greeks want wisdom,
Orchard Group blog, on City Church in Lagos, Nigeria: Lagos is a “city” precisely because it is a concentration of a large number of people, many of whom have yet to hear of God’s love for them. Planting churches
One evening, I sat cross-legged on the roof of my five-story apartment building praying. Suddenly I became self-consciously aware of myself and my surroundings. At once, a series of crushing realizations came in rapid succession. First, because I could hear
Source » Ed Stetzer in CT: When the apostles and disciples heard the Great Commission, they did not just evangelize. They congregationalized.
Source » Daniel Burke and Ashley Fantz for CNN: It wasn’t as if God’s voice boomed through sun-parted clouds, telling Kent Brantly to move his family to Liberia. Still, the young doctor said, the call was clear.
Source » Kevin DeYoung: I’m no management consultant, leadership expert, or church growth guru. But if you love your church and want to see it as effective as possible–for the sake of evangelism, education, exaltation, and whatever other E’
“Look there’s a mouse! If you listen hard enough you can see it.” –overheard from a really tired kid on a mission trip
Source » Derek Rishmawy: Awash in the realization that the history of Christian missions has included atrocities and wide-spread practices deeply at odds with the Gospel, it’s easy for younger, sensitive Christians to become ashamed at any mention of our
Goodnight Pachuca. Christian missions is a long-labored “hello” and a heart-wrenching “goodbye.” –Lindsay
“The greatest single secret of evangelistic or missionary effectiveness is the willingness to suffer and die” –John Stott (John 12, 2 Corinthians 4, Colossians 1
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