Dr. Sills interviews Paul Schlehlein about his book John G. Patton: Missionary to the Cannibals of the South Seas. Listen in as they discuss the significant impact John Paton had on the world of missions and why David is so excited about Paul’s contribution in his unique biography of Patton’s life.

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How can a local church minister well to those who return from the field? How does the way in which a church sends missionaries out affect the need for ministry when they return? In today’s episode, Dr. Sills discusses the vital ministry sending churches have in the lives of the missionaries they send out.

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What obstacles does the Church face in advancing the gospel among the nations? In today’s episode, Dr. Sills highlights the current challenges to world evangelization and how the Church can effectively advance the gospel in the current climate.

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 Nationals that are trained and equipped are far more effective to multiply the ministry in their context than outsiders. Training these students comes at a cost. In today’s episode, Dr. Sills discusses the need and opportunities of training up national leaders to further the gospel and strengthen the Church.

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In what ways does being a “missionary kid” influence a person’s discernment of a call to ministry/missions? In this week’s episode, Dr. Sills sits down with his son Christopher who is a career missionary in Ecuador. Hear how the Lord worked in Christopher’s life and why he is passionate to advance the gospel in South […]

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Need-for-speed missions has created a theological and ecclesiological vacuum around the world. What questions do national pastors have that should cause us to meet them where they are in our training? In today’s episode, Dr. Sills discusses the most common questions he has heard from the national pastors Reaching & Teaching serves.

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Fulfilling the Great Commission necessitates the involvement of every member of the body of Christ. However, many times, support role missionaries are not valued for the significant role they play. In today’s episode, Dr. Sills encourages the Church to see every role as significant, encouraging the support of such servants to utilize their unique gifting […]

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What precipitated the spread of the gospel in the early Church? How do we see the sovereignty of God over history to accomplish His purposes? In today’s episode, Dr. Sills traces the history of the Church from Acts to today, highlighting significant events that led to the expansion of God’s kingdom.

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In what ways can Christian worship be expressed through the various cultures of the world? Western missionaries, whether short or long-term, often import their cultural expression of worship and church into the people group they are serving. In today’s episode, Dr. Sills discusses having an awareness of such practices and how to best understand permissible […]

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On this week’s episode, Dr. Sills interviews Dr. Tony Steele. Tony is the Training Facilitator for Latin America and Director of Short-term Ministries at Reaching & Teaching. They discuss calling, seasons of ministry and how the Lord puts His servants exactly where they need to be.

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