As Christians, we need to stop talking about people—whether youth in the church or Muslims or atheists—like they are a problem to be solved. We don’t own Jesus so it is not our job to offer Jesus to others.
What methods are you or your church using to be fair to those you support and yet keep it fresh?
Changed for Life equips short-term mission teams, the hosts who receive them, and the congregations who send them, to craft a well-organized mission experience with the potential to catalyze lifelong change.
Here are a few Commissioning Service guidelines and litanies that you are free to use as prepared, or modify to meet your needs and circumstances.
During Advent, World Renew will post a picture, meditation, and word of the day. You are encouraged to participate and help create the Global Advent Calendar via social media.
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?
On Nov. 29, 1868, Charles Spurgeon preached a sermon on effectual calling, using the call of Abraham (Genesis 12) as his example. The sermon is a gold mine of advice for missionaries and evangelists. Here are a few nuggets: