Dr. Sills explores different aspects of the missionary call for husbands and wives. What impact on the ministry will it have if one spouse isn’t called to missions? What ministry can be accomplished until there is harmony in the missionary call? For an in-depth study on this topic, see David’s book The Missionary Call

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What is the task of modern missions? When is the task of missions completed? Dr. Sills discusses the unbiblical dichotomy that has arisen between evangelism and discipleship, and why trying to move as quickly as possible to reach the unreached is not the path to fulfilling the Great Commission. For an in-depth study on this […]

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Dr. Sills discusses ministry among people groups that are primary oral learners. From ancient times through today, many of the people groups of the world are pre-literate. What are the challenges God’s people face as we spread the gospel in these contexts? For an in-depth study on this topic, see David’s books Reaching & Teaching and […]

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What is the biblical basis of missions? How can one develop a theology of missions with a scriptural foundation? Dr. Sills provides clear answers on these and other foundational questions on today’s episode. For an in-depth study on this topic, see Introduction to Global Missions co-authored by David, Zane Pratt and Jeff K. Walters

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Dr. Sills helps us better understand culture shock and the ways in which it can affect those doing cross-cultural ministry. What are the healthy and unhealthy ways people assimilate into cross-cultural contexts? What are some practical ways a local church can minister to the children of missionaries? For an in-depth study on this topic, see […]

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Dr. Sills discusses creative access countries and the many opportunities believers have to gain entrance to places that are considered closed to missionaries. Is it ethical to pursue creative access? What should a missionary consider as they look to gain access to difficult places to spread the gospel? For an in-depth study on this topic, […]

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Dr. Sills shares the many benefits of serving as a family on the mission field, whether short-term or long-term. He also discusses the ways in which family life is affected by cross-cultural ministry. For an in-depth study on this topic, see David’s book The Missionary Call

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