What the Church Can Learn Today In Acts 13:1-3 we find the first record of a church recognizing, commissioning, and sending out missionaries. Saul and Barnabas are sent by the church in Antioch on what would become known as Paul’s first missionary journey. What can the church today learn from this first missionary adventure? Especially […]

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Mike Pettengill | June 20, 2017 | Topic: Missions and the Church

Advancing or Impeding? Church organized missions conferences are a valuable tool in raising awareness of global evangelism and in helping Christ’s disciples better understand the importance and urgency of reaching the lost. When done well a church-run mission conference can bring great glory to the Lord. When done poorly a missions conference can actually impede […]

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Like many families, churches are trying to balance their monthly budgets and make those valuable dollars stretch in a way that best honors God. Churches that are involved in missions want to make a huge impact in global outreach and be good stewards of God’s resources. As churches explore expanding their involvement in missions, the […]

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My Prayer In my family church where I grew up, we often sang the hymn, Wherever He Leads, I’ll Go. In my mind, I think I actually meant the words when I sang them. I can clearly remember the mood of the congregation as we sang and the sound of the music from the organ […]

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Do you remember your childhood well? Do you remember playing in your yard by yourself or in your neighborhood with your friends? I certainly do. I remember playing soccer in my back yard imagining myself playing in the championship game of the World Cup or catching the game winning pass in the Super Bowl. Or […]

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Dr. David Sills | May 30, 2017 | Topic: Missions and the Church

“The sun sets fast here!” I have heard that phrase from many first-time mission trippers to Middle Earth; you know, that beautiful country named for the invisible line that circles the Earth at its beltline. In fact, you hear it a lot in places closest to the equatorial zones of the planet. The reason is […]

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A Parable A young man starting out in life was given a key to a treasure house. The room was filled with piles and piles of gold coins. Some of the coins were counted and neatly stacked, others were in bags, but many more were just piled in the corners. He soon discovered that he […]

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