Dr. David Sills | March 15, 2007 | Topic: Short-term Ministry

I am preparing to take a team from our church on a Spring Break short-term mission trip to Peru. If all goes as planned, the number of short-term mission trips throughout my ministry will reach forty before the summer is over. Sometimes people remind me that I would not be so stressed out and busy […]

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The desire to know and obey the Word of God is in the heart of every true believer. The closer we are to Jesus, the more precious His Word is to us as well. Many missionaries have been drained dry by the constant demands of new believers with no Bible background who want to learn. […]

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Dr. David Sills | February 12, 2007 | Topic: Missiology

“Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.” (I Corinthians 15:58) One of the difficulties of serving as a missionary is battling the oppressive feeling that you are laboring alone, buried in obscurity and forgotten. The struggle […]

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Dr. David Sills | February 5, 2007 | Topic: Uncategorized

I have posted a new devotional on my website. I pray that these are helpful and edifying as you read them. Dr. David Sills Dr. David Sills is the founder and president of Reaching & Teaching International Ministries, a missions professor at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, speaker, and author. Follow Dr. David Sills:Twitter

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Dr. David Sills | January 31, 2007 | Topic: Missiology

That is a slogan I have noticed around New York City’s fire departments since the terrorist attacks in 2001. It refers to the fact that although all their men were involved in the valiant rescue efforts of that fateful day, some of their men gave their lives in the process. For those brave souls, their […]

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Dr. David Sills | December 27, 2006 | Topic: Culturality, Missiology

Machu Picchu was an isolated Andean village where about a thousand Incas once lived—and died without ever hearing the gospel. Built between AD 1400 and 1500, it was a thriving urban center. The Incas devised innovative agricultural techniques on dozens of terraces carved into the mountainsides. Strategically located between the Inca capital of Cusco and […]

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I was in Peru recently helping to train some national leaders. As always, I was so thankful to be able to travel to teach humble Christian workers like these students. They are sincere believers striving to do the best they can with the little they have. It always humbles me how appreciative they are and […]

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