Whereas the term “seeker” has been associated with the church growth movement in North America in particular, “person of peace” has lodged itself into the lexicon of modern missions.
We should talk about heaven in our evangelism because it’s the ultimate goal of the gospel’s promise.
Every person on the planet will live forever. The sooner we accept that reality, the sooner we will pursue missions with urgency, focus, and perseverance.
We asked pastors around the world this question: “How have you encouraged Christians experiencing significant persecution with the hope of heaven?”
Conversion There is great hope in God’s power to change, and everyone needs to be changed. This study explores what God does when he saves someone, answering questions such as: … keep reading…
Evangelism The Bible calls all Christians to share the good news about Jesus’s death and resurrection with those who don’t believe in Christ. Yet this task can often seem daunting. … keep reading…
If you’re looking for a church, I invite you to ask some of the same questions we asked and to examine a few of the principles laid out in Scripture.
Healthy churches plant churches. But how? What causes a church to “bubble over”? Here’s one way.
How God Uses Messed-up People to Plant Ordinary Churches That Do Extraordinary Things Church Planting Is for Wimps tells the story of the revitalization of Guilford Baptist Church in northern Virginia. … keep reading…
Must you preach it in every sermon? How do you prevent every sermon from sounding the same or flattening your text?
Perseverance is a drum pastors can always afford to beat, especially during a pandemic. And Hebrews tells us how to persevere: look to Christ who persevered before us, and for us.
Addison’s proposal may create movements of “churches” that burn hot and fast, but I fear that they will not last.
Christian, what do you have that you didn’t receive? Everything good you have, God says he gave you (1 Cor. 4:7). So why do you boast like you didn’t receive it from him?
Why would 9Marks feel compelled to respond to Grace Community Church’s elders and raise these points right now?