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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!
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.
Now is a great time to make sure your missions communications are up to date! Here's a handy checklist for a communications audit.
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:
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?
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.
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.