Thinking Carefully About Missions
Pragmatism, Pragmatism Everywhere!By Andy Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010
Could there be an underlying theological disagreement about which authority actually shapes and informs methodological discussions?
Putting Contextualization in its PlaceBy Anonymous | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010
Every Christian alive today is actively involved in contextualization.
Lying, Hostile Nations, and the Great CommissionBy Anonymous | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010
Can missionaries traveling to a country that’s hostile to Christianity and the Great Commission lie about their reasons for coming?
Missions Partnerships Between Church and Field
Missions Partnerships from the Home Church’s PerspectiveBy Andy Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010
I want to offer six principles for partnering with overseas workers for the purpose of global evangelism.
Missions Partnerships from a Field Worker’s PerspectiveBy Ed Roberts | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010
But how should churches and missionaries decide whom to partner with?
How Three Churches Put Missions into Practice
Sending Overseas Missionaries in CommunityBy C. Bug, G. Tissiere | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010
God’s desire is to reach the nations for his glory through church planting.
Cultivating a Culture of Missions in a Small ChurchBy Tom Ascol | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010
Small churches are not exempt from the work of missions, nor should they want to be.
Developing Missions Networks Without a DenominationBy Jeremy Pace | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010
The institutionalized structure of denominations at least lessens the biblical responsibility of a local church to equip ministers of reconciliation with the message of reconciliation.
A Missions Toolkit
How American Christians Can Help Christians in ZambiaBy Conrad Mbewe | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010
In Zambia, the only free television channel that we have twenty-four hours a day is Trinity Broadcasting Network.
How to Get Businesspeople into MissionsBy Anonymous | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010
It’s the members with real business skills who may provide the best access for Christians to obtain access to closed or restricted countries.
Guidelines for Deciding Whom a Church SupportsBy Andy Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010
We cannot give adequate attention to the whole world and to everyone who might choose to move overseas.
A Church Questionnaire for Supported MissionariesBy Andy Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 03.01.2010
In an effort to annually assess our missionary workers’ needs and activities, Capitol Hill Baptist Church sends the following questionnaire to all of the workers it supports directly or indirectly … keep reading…
Recommended Missions Resources
Book Review: An Introduction to the Science of Missions, by John Herman BavinckReview by Andy Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 03.02.2010
“Answers can be given solely on the basis of Scripture.” That is what sets this book apart from so many modern books on missions.
Book Review: Let the Nations Be Glad!, by John PiperReview by Robin Weekes | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 03.02.2010
This remains both the best antidote to a man-centred approach to missions and the best challenge to the Reformed community to have a heart for global evangelism.
Book Review: Window on the World, by Daphne SpraggettReview by Tim Cantrell | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 03.03.2010
I know of no other tool that compares with Window on the World for teaching kids and parents to pray together with God’s heart for the nations.
Miscellaneous Book Reviews
Book Review: God in the Dark, by Os GuinnessReview by Patrick Schreiner | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 03.02.2010
Guinness has done the church a favor by taking a thoughtful and serious look at doubt and providing biblical answers to tough questions.
Book Review: Where Are All the Brothers?, by Eric RedmondReview by Tony Carter | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 03.03.2010
Once you have read it, give it away. Give it away because a biblical answer to one of these excuses may be the catalyst for calling a wayward sheep home.
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