How can pastors encourage their congregations to appreciate ecclesiological distinctives without discarding a spirit of catholicity?
The implication of multi-site/service models is that the best way for the lost in your town, city, or country to hear the gospel is the expansion of one particular empire.
As effective of an evangelistic preacher as C. H. Spurgeon was, he knew that he could not evangelize his community alone. He needed his congregation alongside him.
Evangelism is critical not only for lost souls but also for the spiritual vitality of our churches.
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.’
Christian theonomy poses some of the same dangers as an Islamic state.
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.
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.
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.
‘Reaching Your Muslim Neighbor with the Gospel’ is an excellent practical, down-to-earth guide for sharing faith with a Muslim friend.
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.
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.
Matt Smethurst consistently draws from Scripture throughout “Before You Share Your Faith” and calls us to more than an evangelistic method, but a lifestyle.
Catholicity denotes the very Christian unity for which our Lord prayed. How can we foster greater unity among gospel-believing Christians?
We recently released a Journal on the difference between God-given revival and man-centered revivalism. In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan and Mark chat about why we published that Journal and which articles stood out to them.