What does the world know about God apart from His word? Every human being adheres to one of four “isms” discussed by Dr. Sills in today’s episode. Understanding each worldview will help us better engage unbelievers with the truths of the gospel.

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What challenges often await missionaries when they arrive on the field? In this week’s episode, Dr. Sills discusses the 10 most common pitfalls in missionary life.

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Cities have always been prominent centers of culture and civilization. However, recent trends demonstrate rapid growth of urban centers presenting new challenges in missions. In today’s episode, Dr. Sills discusses missiological changes needed to engage the nations with the gospel as urbanization increases. For an in-depth study on this topic, see David’s book Changing World, […]

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In what ways can missions be accomplished that will have a lasting impact, long after the missionary is gone? How can a church best prepare teams for their short-term trip so they can focus on being effective workers? In today’s episode, Dr. Sills helpfully illustrates the importance of doing ministry with the long-term in view […]

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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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