Category Archives: Missions / Evangelism

The Art of Looking Around

A missionary can never be a missionary until he or she learns the art of looking around. To see the world and every person in it is the big requirement.

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Leading a Gospel Advance: A Conversation With Alvin Reid

Why Alvin Reid wants believers to recapture the sense of Christianity as a movement of gospel advance.

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We Will Be Free: How Oppressed Christians Answer Totalitarian Threats

How do oppressed Christians threaten a totalitarian oppressor? By claiming to be free, no matter what.

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Paul’s Missionary Methods Brings New Life to a Classic Work

In celebration of the centennial anniversary of Roland Allen’s “Missionary Methods,” a group of well-regarded evangelical scholars have come together to assess the ongoing relevance of Allen’s proposal today, as well as other features of Paul’s mission work that deserve exploration.

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Why Roland Allen’s 100-Year-Old Book Continues to Challenge

Roland Allen’s “Missionary Methods: St. Paul’s or Ours?” first appeared in 1912 and is recommended more highly a century after its initial publication than when it was released.

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Learning from a Lesbian Visitor to Your Church

On a regular basis, people call this church and ask the pastor if they are “welcoming.” The conversation usually goes like this…

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2 Recent Sermons on Engaging the Lost

Last month, I was invited to speak twice at The Fellowship of Two Rivers, a church in Nashville. The sermons were part of a series about developing a posture of openness toward those who need Christ.

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The Brainy Benefits of Being Bilingual

I’ve long suspected that there are other benefits to knowing more than one language. The article in TIME interprets the most recent science to show some surprising results.

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Why the Global Church Should Impact Your Theology: A Conversation with Timothy Tennent

New Christians continue to discover new depths in the Scriptures. It is not enough to simply repeat what others have taught, we must own it for ourselves.

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5 Ways People Manage Conflict

Relationships are more likely preserved when people on both sides recognize the different ways that people go about managing and resolving conflict.

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