Category Archives: Missions / Evangelism
Our missional engagement will suffer if we see ourselves in a battle between “religion” and “secularity.”
Many evangelicals probably think of Moody primarily as an evangelist. Kevin Belmonte shows how he was also an innovative educator.
Audio from Ed Stetzer, Trevin Wax, Frank Page, and David Platt’s conversation about Calvinism, with some personal reflections.
Missional churches are not just “outward focused.” The biblical position is more robust (and beautiful) than the inward / outward dichotomy.
Don’t miss the power of personal testimonies. Just make sure they undergird and support the clear gospel message and don’t somehow replace it.
A summary of Robert Wuthnow’s “After the Baby Boomers” and some thoughts on how we can apply his insights in our outreach to post-Boomers and Millennials.
No matter what you think about World Vision’s decision, I hope you feel a sense of grief for the children. This is a story of deep and lasting significance, because there are children’s lives at stake in how we respond.
My time in Romania was formative for my outlook in ministry. It’s where I learned to preach and teach. It’s where my mind “came alive” to the beauty of truth as expressed in Scripture. The foundational elements I’d picked up through the years in a solid, Southern Baptist church and a Christian school came together in a new way during those years of cross-cultural missions.
I receive frequent emails and messages from students and pastors in Romania and Moldova who read this blog. For several years now, I’ve hoped to launch a translated version of Kingdom People that would serve my brothers and sisters in Eastern Europe. That hope is now a reality.
Beginning last week, we launched a Romanian version of my blog here at TGC. Every month, I handpick articles and blog posts from the archives. A former classmate of mine who is now a pastor is helping with the translation.
I pray this resource will be a help to Romanian believers as they seek to extend the kingdom of God through their worship and witness. If you have some friends in Romania, please pass along a note with the new site. Thanks for helping get the word out!
In certain schools in Stockholm, teachers try not to use terms like “boys” or “girls.” In an effort to reach a greater level of gender equality, the country of Sweden is pushing for gender neutrality.
I never met Ronnie, but a couple years ago, a mutual friend gave me his excellent book. It includes passages from the Bible, arranged in chronological format in order to show the story of God keeping His promise to send redemption through His Son.