7 Reasons Why Your Church Should Engage in Door-to-Door EvangelismBy Jake Wright | 05.29.2023
Evangelism is critical not only for lost souls but also for the spiritual vitality of our churches.
A Response to a Review of ‘No Shortcut to Success’By Matt Rhodes | 05.16.2023
We asked Matt Rhodes to respond to the International Mission Board’s critique of his book ‘No Shortcut to Success: A Manifesto for Modern Missions.’
The Case for Long-Term MissionsBy Brooks Buser | 01.26.2023
How can “normal” Christians see their sons and daughters board ships and planes and be gone for decades, perhaps forever? The only sufficient answer I have found is this: these saints see past this world.
Love & Discernment: Hospitality and the LGBTQ+ PersonBy Jonathan Holmes | 01.24.2023
How do we love genuinely and show true hospitality as living sacrifices to the Lord, all while maintaining clear, biblical convictions on issues related to sexuality and gender?
Mission and MaturityBy Jonathan D. Worthington | 01.18.2023
Presenting converts to Christ was not Paul’s ultimate missional dream. Nor was presenting planted churches. He wanted to present communities of mature believers to Christ.
Lessons for Missions from the Ministries of John G. Paton and Wang Ming-dao (王明道)By Eric Beach | 12.20.2022
Christians don’t always recognize the importance of the local church and church polity to missions. Yet some of the great missionaries and evangelists of the past knew that building healthy churches was central to their work.
Seven Principles for Funding Foreign MissionsBy Tyler Markson | 12.09.2022
The Lord has entrusted great wealth to Christians in the developed West. We must steward this money well.
Book Review: Reaching Your Muslim Neighbor with the Gospel, by A. S. IbrahimReview by J. Mack Stiles | 11.17.2022
‘Reaching Your Muslim Neighbor with the Gospel’ is an excellent practical, down-to-earth guide for sharing faith with a Muslim friend.
Book Review: God Shines Forth, by Daniel Hames & Michael ReevesReview by Allen Duty | 11.04.2022
Hames and Reeves help us see that those who delight in God are eager to share him with others and aren’t deterred by their own evangelistic shortcomings.
How Did ‘Church Planting Movements’ Gain a Foothold Within the IMB?By Caleb Morell | 10.06.2022
In his book Strategy Coordinator: Changing the Course of Southern Baptist Missions, R. Bruce Carlton sets out to provide a historical analysis of what he considers the most significant shift within the strategy of the International Mission Board since its inception in 1845.
Book Review: Before You Share Your Faith, by Matt SmethurstReview by J. Mack Stiles | 07.29.2022
Matt Smethurst consistently draws from Scripture throughout “Before You Share Your Faith” and calls us to more than an evangelistic method, but a lifestyle.
Book Review: The Primary Mission of the Church, by Bryan EstelleReview by Alex DiPrima | 04.14.2022
Bryan Estelle should be commended for providing a substantive contribution to the conversation surrounding the church’s primary mission.
13 Pillars for Planting Healthy ChurchesBy Matt Rogers | 04.11.2022
What ingredients are necessary to plant healthy, strong, biblical churches—and sustain them?
What the Doctrine of Sin Means for Our EvangelismBy Trell Ross | 9Marks Journal: Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry | 11.16.2021
You cannot share the gospel of Jesus without mentioning the reality of sin. When we do, we deceive people about what the gospel is.
Book Review: We Evangelicals and Our Mission, by David HesselgraveReview by Mark Collins | 05.13.2021
It is not enough for us merely to identify the problems in the evangelical understanding of mission. With God’s help we need to take steps to strengthen churches at home so that we can plant stronger churches abroad.