On Sending Churches and Local Churches and Missionaries and Agencies, with Miller Johnson and Caleb Greggsen (Missions Talk, Ep. 19)By C. Greggsen, J. Mack Stiles, M. Johnson, R. Robertson | 07.28.2023
In this episode of Missions Talk, Mack and Ryan interview Miller and Caleb Greggsen about the relationship between missionaries and sending churches.
On Why Biblical Church Membership Matters in Missions, with David Lawrence, Chariot Lu, and Caleb Greggsen (Missions Talk, Ep. 5)By C. Greggsen, C. Lu, D. Lawrence, J. Mack Stiles, R. Robertson | 12.02.2022
Ryan and Mack chat with three pastors—from Central Asia, from the Middle East, and from East Asia—about the biblical principle of church membership.
In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Caleb Greggsen about the underestimated value of pastoring international churches.
The usefulness of accountability relationships depends on whether or not you allow the Bible’s instruction about people to inform how you think about such groups.
One of Paul’s most consistent values may surprise us: friendship.
We overlook the value of ordinary, brief, Christian conversations.
We need churches filled with Christians who encourage each other to be confident that our gospel is the most relevant message to the world, even when the world tells us it doesn’t matter at all.
Randy Alcorn’s Heaven responds to fanciful, Scripture-less depictions of heaven with a faithful, biblical exploration of the subject.
If you want the church to feel like a family, commit to formal church membership.
The Heart of the Preacher is a devotional book for preachers that provides clear, biblical prescriptions for guarding and building up your heart to serve God’s people.
How would you, according to Scripture, define the church? Does this definition free you up or weigh you down?
As you teach your congregation to care deeply about what the Bible says, you also need to teach them how to live with those who think the Bible teaches something different than what they believe.
Allen’s philosophy of missions is full of tempered wisdom and careful consideration of how the goal of missions should shape its practice.
It takes time to grow a culture of evangelism. Hopefully some of these practices will help.
Elliot Clark’s book is a gift to Christians tempted to feel discouraged by their increased sense of alienation in America. More than that, it is a clarion call to confidently declare the gospel in a world that desperately needs it.