Rachel Ware | November 12, 2018 | Topic: Missiology

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of traveling with Tropical Farms Baptist Church to Cuenca, Ecuador on one of Reaching & Teaching’s training trips. It was not my first time overseas, but it was a trip of firsts: my first trip with RTIM, my first journey to South America, and my first time […]

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Anthony Steele | November 7, 2018 | Topic: History of Missions

This February, we mourned the passing of Billy Graham. Had he lived until November 7, 2018, he would have reached 100 years of age. Billy Graham had a preaching ministry that impacted the world perhaps more than any other in modern history. There are those who debate the effectiveness of Billy Graham’s ministry and methodology […]

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Jacob Truman | November 5, 2018 | Topic: Missionary Life

Stephen King’s 2011 novel, 11/22/63 tells the story of a man named Jake Epping, who has been shown a portal leading back in time to 1958. Jake is determined to use this portal to change the past, hoping to create a better future. What he quickly discovers, however, is that the past doesn’t much like […]

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Mat Kountz | October 31, 2018 | Topic: Global Voices

The man who has mentored me for the last two and a half years is a piece of Ecuadorian Church History. He was the first Ecuadorian pastor in my province and planted many of the churches from which my current students come. His name is Victor Molina.   In my job as a missionary professor […]

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Sam Behar | October 29, 2018 | Topic: Missiology

Matthew 13 is famous for its parables. Jesus mixes in some interesting themes: judgment, the kingdom of heaven, and more. Recently, I read through this passage, and I was struck by three parables. These parables are significant when we consider the missionary task and our motivation for missions. In Matthew 13:44-46, we see two beautiful […]

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Sam Behar | October 24, 2018 | Topic: Missiology

What is the goal of missions? John Piper famously said in Let the Nations Be Glad that missions exists because worship does not. I’ve always liked the idea, but only recently did I come to more fully appreciate his message. Let’s first consider the world we live in. We live in a fast-paced media-driven society. […]

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Ryan Robertson | October 22, 2018 | Topic: History of Missions

This is the seventh and final part in our series on Scotland’s involvement in the Great Century of Christian Missions. Today, we are wrapping up the series by looking at the overall impact of Scotland’s sending of missionaries and what it means for us today.  It is clear when learning about the sending of missionaries […]

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Michael Small | October 17, 2018 | Topic: Missionary Life

The airport is empty at 3:00am. A storm delay pushed our 9:50pm connecting flight to 6:35am. It’s too long a wait to stay awake, but too short to get a hotel room. My wife sleeps at the airport while I watch over our things. All of this is happening at the end of a long […]

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Anthony Steele | October 15, 2018 | Topic: Missiology

Today, in world evangelization and missions efforts, our greatest concern is the need to preach the biblical gospel and to share biblical truth about all matters of faith and practice in the church. Sadly, there is plenty that is unbiblical that has been propagated throughout the world regarding the nature of the gospel and the […]

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Ryan Robertson | October 10, 2018 | Topic: History of Missions

This is the sixth in our series on Scotland’s involvement in the Great Century of Christian Missions. Today, we’re looking at another missionary who played a part in the movement. Born in Aberdeen in 1848, Mary Slessor was a forerunner for hard-working female missionaries in pioneer work on the continent of Africa. “Exploration and pioneer […]

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