We asked pastors around the world this question: “How have you encouraged Christians experiencing significant persecution with the hope of heaven?”
What does John Folmar — the senior pastor of United Christian Church of Dubai in the Middle East — want to say to American churches and missions organizations?
Here are three practical ways our congregations can be staging areas for gospel advancement into the unreached places of the world.
We asked three pastors to share a story of restoration—that is, someone who had been restored to membership after being disciplined for unrepentant sin.
The best way to contextualize is to be rigorously biblical. Because the Bible speaks transculturally, start with the Bible.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan sits down with Mark, John Folmar, and Andy Johnson to talk about healthy churches and global missions.
What’s the goal in contextualization? How do we know if we’ve gone too far, or not far enough?
Each year, the 9Marks at Southeastern Conference examines a particular topic related to church health and provides biblical and practical help fellow pastors and leaders.
Four things I learned from our successful and fruitful church merger—almost 20 years after it happened.
Robust truth will keep churches and friendships together amid their diversity, whereas lowest-common-denominator theology promotes strife and feebleness.
Editor’s Note: We asked a handful of pastors around the world the following question: “You are familiar with American churches, yet you pastor in a non-American context. What has your present experience taught you about how to be biblically faithful yet culturally sensitive when it comes to selecting the songs that your church sings?” Their […]
How can you evangelize across cultures? Communicate clearly, proclaim the Word, use the church.
Prosperity gospel, persecution, changing cultural tides, a rising generation of convictional pastors, and more in this roundtable discussion on the church in America and abroad.
When a church is transformed, the gospel surges forward as the community is confronted with a genuine corporate witness for Christ.
We believe the most important question that should confront a new person attending any church is this: Where do you stand with God?