Whether or not a man desires to pastor, he should pursue pastoral qualifications because they describe lives that honor and bring God glory.
The main thing I wish American Christians understood about African Christianity is that there’s no such thing as “African Christianity.”
In missions today, some people’s attempts to contextualize the gospel have had horrible effects.
Preach the Bible, read the Bible, pray the Bible, sing the Bible, and see the Bible.
Biblically speaking, most ministry is free.
Pastor, resist the temptation to love the church that’s ahead of you rather than the one that’s before you right now.
Baptism implies the local church gathering. It’s an act in which both the church *and* the new believer participate.
God calls all of us to impossible things. So if he calls you to something, he’ll equip you with exactly what you need to do it.
How quickly should a pastor try to change things? Well, it depends. . .
If Africa were filled with healthy churches, the prosperity gospel would not be wrecking us the way that it is now.
Three problems facing missions today: —a misunderstanding of the gospel —a misunderstanding of the church —a misunderstanding of the “call”
At the top of the list: Keep your walk with Jesus your primary objective.
The goal of a music ministry is to accompany, facilitate, and enhance the singing of the people of God. In this sense, everyone in the church is part of the choir.