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Last year was the 400th anniversary of the Synod of Dordrecht which produced the Canons of Dort. One of the areas it addressed was the question "Did Christ die for everyone?" This question is answered in the blog below.
How do you decide which missionaries are the best fit for your church?
Should we send "ordinary Christians" as missionaries? A major biblical theme is that God likes to use weak people, sinful people. But on the other hand, shouldn't missionaries be trained and well-prepared?
From the Christian Aid Mission (Oct. 1, 2015) check out this story of courage in the face of death and of a man liberated by Jesus who was on a mission to bring death: Christian Workers in Syria Crucified, Beheaded.
During the fall, most churches set aside time to celebrate international missions. Check out these helpful tips to help you get more people involved in your church’s celebration!
Read the Banner article "The Color of Love," then come back here and share how your church balances local vs global ministry.
Prayer Missions International grew out of the ministry of a pastor who was passionate about prayer and about missions. As you read this article from another pastor who participated in a recent trip, I hope you will be encouraged to check out www.prayermissions.org and consider participating in an upcoming trip.
During 2009, I personally interviewed fifty leaders of large churches that were effectively engaged in global missions. These are eight trends that I believe will shape the future of missions.
As we begin to think of the heart and scope of the Gospel and embracing a missional understanding of the church, the ramifications for the local church will be subtle but significant.