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A.T. Pierson, in his book, The Divine Enterprise of Missions, shares the following 12 principles and explanation about a covenant that missionaries Carey, Marshman, and Ward drew up to guide their work in India in a spiritual fashion. The idea of the covenant was to encourage holy living so as to see the Lord bless...
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Court cases, marches, protests, books, movies, and much more reveal how racist the world and society in which we live can really be. But sadly there is another kind of racism that exists, one we do not hear much about: missionary racism. This article is not intended to slam anyone and definitely not to make...
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Show and tell your people what all ministerial positions look like — be specific about what an usher, musicians, teacher, etc., should do and how they should act. Put a tract rack/stand on the street in front of the church where people can pick up information for free. Place church signs everywhere possible — on building, upright...
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Furlough is an important time in a missionary’s life. It can be viewed as an annoying hiccup in ministry and therefore ignored, but furlough can be a great thing for the missionary, their family, and their ministry. Allow me to give a few of the “preparations” needed to make furlough a good time instead of a...
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Moses died and God chose Joshua to lead the children of Israel. He then instructed him on what he would need to live out this new responsibility.  Today in 2020, we face a vast problem. We are lacking in young spiritual leaders to take the charge of the church and the Great Commission. Our nation...
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Last night as I lay in my bed, I thought back to my office as a youth pastor. Like many youth pastors, my office was a shared space. My desk was an old door thrown over two cabinets which were used as the founding pastor’s desk. I’d like to take you on a walk down...
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It’s easy for the missionary to believe that his field is the most difficult. He can start to see his situation as hard and even impossible. This is not to say that there would not be some places where it could be more difficult. We all know that every place will be different. The idea...
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Every Believer, a Soul Winner: Is it still Binding on us? If every believer is to a be a soul winner, do we have a Biblical basis for this belief? As we look at Scripture, it becomes abundantly clear that it is still binding upon us. Light of the world: Matthew 5:14 Ye are the...
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Working with young people, we will encounter teens that have problems because the truth is that if we work with people of any age, we will encounter people with problems.  As youth pastors and youth workers, we must be able to help equip these young people on how to handle and deal with these problems....
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Today, I read an article that said that 47% of “Christian Millennials” said that they believed it was wrong to evangelize. This is shocking and a huge problem! Why? Because we are about to lose a generation of truly obedient Christians!
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