What does obedience that glorifies God look like in the life of the church and the individual believer? How can a church overcome the basic challenges of getting engaged in short-term missions work? In today’s episode, Dr. Sills discusses the three “Great’s” in the Bible and practical ways to be effective in short-term work.

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What cultural distinctives must be kept in view when considering leadership? In what ways does a missionary’s cultural background help or hinder the advancement of the kingdom? In today’s episode, Dr. Sills discusses a number of scenarios missionaries will face as they enter the field.

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How can anthropology serve Christians with a desire to clearly communicate the gospel so that the good news is actually understood? What do all peoples of all religions know about the truth? In today’s episode, Dr. Sills shares the value anthropology brings to missions and helpfully positions religion within a biblical framework. For an in-depth […]

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What gave rise to the writing of Hearts, Heads, and Hands? What need does this resource help meet in the global Church? In today’s episode, Dr. Sills shares the story of how this resource came to be and the way it can be utilized by the Church to fulfill the Great Commission. For an in-depth […]

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Separating from family to fulfill a call to missions can be hard. How can a local church minister, not only to those going, but the family left behind? In today’s episode, Dr. Sills addresses this sensitive topic and offers some biblical and practical wisdom. For an in-depth study on this topic, see David’s book The Missionary […]

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Is there any difference in how a disciple follows the Lord on the mission field? What are the dangers for those serving cross-culturally? In today’s episode, Dr. Sills discusses the discipline it takes to live the Christian life on the mission field. For an in-depth study on this topic, see Don Whitney’s book The Spiritual Disciplines […]

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What are the foundations of these religious expressions? What do we need to understand in order to effectively communicate gospel realities to people groups who live by these worldviews? In today’s episode, Dr. Sills walks us through the particulars of how the fall has affected animistic and syncretistic cultures of the world. For an in-depth […]

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