“Uttermost” simply meant everyone everywhere. To people like me, it clearly defined the scope of missionary outreach.
- Webinar: Moving Missions Beyond Simple Charity and Short-Term FixesThu Jan 31 2019, 02:00 pm EST - 03:15 pm EST
- Leadership Affirmations for WomenFri Feb 1 2019, 5:00pm EST - Thu Feb 7 2019, 7:00pm EST
- Emerging Leaders TrainingMon Feb 11 2019, 9:00am EST - Fri Feb 15 2019, 12:00pm EST
- Webinar: Building Missionaries: Fostering Souls for Success on the FieldThu Feb 14 2019, 02:00 pm EST - 03:15 pm EST
One of the most common moral problems for Two-Thirds World Christians is bribery.
Missionaries can have a lot to worry about. Should they add the “Year 2000 Bug” to the list?
Interest in persecution of Christians, symbolized by the annual International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (most recently held on November 15), continues to grow. The Web should be an ideal place to look for up-to-date, relevant, and important information.
Training missionaries through email.
There are three sure ways to undermine a team—or a family. In a phrase—don’t talk, don’t share feelings, and don’t trust.
Most Western missionaries overseeing publishing houses abroad would love to see effective indigenous leaders emerge and then move the missionary-initiated publishing efforts to local ownership and financial autonomy. However, making these transitions work can be a nightmare.
At the end of the second millennium since Christ’s birth, we have near equality in the number of missionaries sent from the Western world—the nations of Europe and North America—and those sent by the nations of Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
During a home ministry assignment several years ago, it was my privilege to mow a friend’s “postage stamp-sized” lawn. After finishing, I experienced an incredible sense of joy and accomplishment.
Since the first Asian Missions Congress held at Seoul in 1990, Asian missions has developed remarkably. Increasingly, local churches have become missionary minded, many more indigenous missions agencies have been formed, young people have gone out as missionaries, and the church has grown significantly in countries like China, Nepal, and Mongolia.