The gathered church equips saints to be in the world evangelizing the lost. A scattered church engages unbelievers and points them to the unique beauty of the Christian assembly. Confused roles compromise the church’s ability to fulfill the Great Commission.
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.
Dear pastors, do the work of an evangelist. By the grace of God, those whom you are called to lead will fill up the tracks you’ve made.
Mark Vroegop discusses how churches can share the gospel during the coronavirus pandemic.
Pastor, when it comes to helping your people in their evangelism, patiently and faithfully encourage them!
We asked pastors how they’d been serving their non-Christian neighbors since the pandemic disrupted regular ministry.
Pastoring in a Pandemic Episode 2: How COVID-19 Exposes & Embarrasses the Prosperity Gospel with Conrad MbeweBy C. Mbewe, J. Leeman | 05.04.2020
Jonathan Leeman chats with Conrad Mbewe, a pastor from Zambia, about how COVID-19 has provided a unique opportunity to expose the lies of the prosperity gospel, and to reach out to those people deceived by it.
Allen’s philosophy of missions is full of tempered wisdom and careful consideration of how the goal of missions should shape its practice.
The church isn’t just one aspect of the Christian life, it’s the context of our Christian life—it shapes all the other aspects of our Christian obedience.
Sometimes the road to Christ is wider, and sometimes it’s narrower. But it’s always there, and the faithful preacher will call believers and unbelievers alike to repentance and faith whenever the Book is opened.
It takes time for to grow a culture of evangelism. Hopefully some of these practices will help.
Paul had no illusions. He would either have a supernatural ministry or go home. He was totally dependent. There were no other options.
The essential and indispensable nature of women for the mission of the church does not depend upon any form of programmatic or paid ministry. It depends on what Christ has made women through dying and rising for them: disciples, witnesses, priests, fellow-workers.
So can women be missionaries? Yes, of course. But also yes to the biblical teaching on gender distinctions in the life of the church. The two are not at odds.