Browse: MISSION

The Power of Integrated Vision


We are all familiar with Acts 1:8: “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
by Bill and Amy Stearns
Views: 1484

Do Missionaries Destroy Cultures?


James Michener’s austere Abner Hale, a missionary in the novel (and movie) Hawaii, has become the archetype of an odious bigot.
by Don Richardson
Views: 1729

The Spontaneous Multiplication of Churches


Our Lord sends us to disciple every “nation” (people group) by training them to obey all His commands (Matt 28:18-20).
by George Patterson
Views: 1487

The Bridges of God


The Bridges of God appeared in 1954, and it has since become known as the classic summons for missionaries to utilize the “bridges” of family and kinship ties within each people group, thereby prompting “people movements” to Christ.
by Donald A. McGavran
Views: 1474

A Church in Every People: Plain Talk About a Difficult Subject


In the last eight years of the twentieth century, the goal of Christian mission should be to preach the gospel, and by God’s grace, to plant in every unchurched segment of mankind—what shall we say—”a church” or “a cluster of growing churches?”
by Donald A. McGavran
Views: 1635

The Lausanne Covenant

1974
We, members of the Church of Jesus Christ, from more than 150 nations, participants in the International Congress on World Evangelization at Lausanne, praise God for his great salvation and rejoice in the fellowship he has given us with himself and with each other.
by The Lausanne Covenant
Views: 1566

Charting Your Journey to the Nations: Ten Steps to Help Get You There


The key reason for developing “perspective” as a World Christian is to see the world as God sees it. But a razor-sharp biblical perspective is not a static thing you possess.
by Steve Hoke, Bill Taylor
Views: 1681

Cultural Differences and the Communication of the Gospel


You were excited. You were accepted as a missionary. The church held a big farewell in which you were center stage when all your life you had sat only in the pews.
by Paul G. Hiebert
Views: 1944

Toward a Cross-Cultural Definition of Sin


Pete is a missionary to a tribal culture. He has become extremely concerned with the problems of polygamy, betel nut chewing, and smoking.
by T. Wayne Dye
Views: 1860

Case Studies


This series of case studies is a representative sample of contemporary church planting among classically defined unreached peoples.
by Philip Elkins, et al
Views: 1575

The Amazing Countdown Facts


In A.D. 100 only one in every 360 people was an active believer. That ratio has steadily dropped as the initiative of the Holy Spirit continues to accelerate the expansion of Christ’s kingdom!
by USCWM Mobilization
Views: 1678

God Goes Before Us

2009
Malcolm Hunter, of the U.S. Center for World Mission, tells the story of an unreached tribe in Africa and how they came to be part of the Kingdom.
by Malcolm Hunter
Views: 1917

Do Hard Things

2008
Ralph D. Winter addresses the Apostolos conference at the U.S. Center for World Mission in the summer of 2008.
by Ralph D. Winter
Views: 1897

LifeWork: Developing a Biblical Theology of Vocation

2002
"LifeWork: Developing a Biblical Theology of Vocation" is a free, downloadable resource that contains a narrative and series of vocation-related Bible studies and exercises that will help you understand a Biblical perspective of vocation and develop a "biblical theology" for your particular vocational area, leading to practical steps you can take to align your faith and work.
by Darrow L. Miller
Views: 1918

My Place in HIStory: Discovering Your Calling

2009
“My Place in HIStory: Discovering Your Calling” is a free, downloadable resource that contains a set of narratives and exercises designed to guide you through a thoughtful inventory of your calling, and help you discover the unique purpose for which the God of the universe has made you. God loves individuality and has made the universe with incredible diversity. As a human being, there is no one else like you. God has made you for a unique purpose for the advancement of His Kingdom. This workbook will help you discover and embrace your uniqueness, showing you how to use your individuality to advance His Kingdom.
by Darrow L. Miller
Views: 1923

Just Thinking, Volume 19.1

Dec. 2009
Just Thinking is a teaching resource of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries and exists to engender thoughtful engagement with apologetics, Scripture, and the whole of life.
by Ravi Zacharias, Danielle DuRant, Margaret Manning
Views: 2077

Just Thinking, Volume 19.2

July 2010
Just Thinking is a teaching resource of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries and exists to engender thoughtful engagement with apologetics, Scripture, and the whole of life.
by Ravi Zacharias, Danielle DuRant, Stuart McAllister, Cameron McAllister
Views: 2121

Just Thinking, Volume 19.3

July 2010
Just Thinking is a teaching resource of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries and exists to engender thoughtful engagement with apologetics, Scripture, and the whole of life.
by John Lennox, John Dickson, Danielle DuRant
Views: 2122

Just Thinking, Volume 20.1

Aug. 2011
Just Thinking is a teaching resource of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries and exists to engender thoughtful engagement with apologetics, Scripture, and the whole life.
by Ravi Zacharias, Danielle DuRant, Margaret Manning, Os Guinness
Views: 2232

Just Thinking, Volume 20.2

March 2012
Just Thinking is a teaching resource of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries and exists to engender thoughtful engagement with apologetics, Scripture, and the whole life.
by Ravi Zacharias, Danielle DuRant, Jill Carattini, Margie Zacharias, John Njoroge
Views: 2195
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