Over the last 4 months, a team from Home Missions and World Missions worked closely with Calvin Social Resource (CSR) developing a presentation and a survey process to engage stakeholders.
They go by many names: Global Outreach teams, missions councils, missions teams... But the result seems to be the same when a church appoints missions-minded people to promote and direct the church’s role in missions—a more proactive approach to missions.
Now is a great time to make sure your missions communications are up to date! Here's a handy checklist for a communications audit.
With an increased number of offerings under Faith Promise, people are sensing a more personal connection to their own role in missions, even if it’s on the other side of the world.
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!
One thing that has struck me after working for more than a decade to connect churches in the U.S. with churches that World Renew works with overseas is the similarity between them.
It would appear to be incumbent on the likes of Back to God Ministries, Home Missions, World Renew and World Missions to ask if their theologizing is driven more by the social sciences than by solid theological method. Here is where Eitel's simple schema is helpful.
Come learn from Dr. Atef Gendy, president of the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo, Egypt, who will be at Calvin Seminary on April 19.