Category Archives: Missions

Outside Catalyst: Thessalonica

Paul started the work when he entered Thessalonica, but he exited quickly and continued the work from Athens and Corinth as an outside catalyst. He kept his same ministry pattern when he was on location or working as an outside … Continue reading

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Raising up Leaders for the harvest

Finding your Timothy leaders

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GenMapper for church health assessment

Here is a tool to help assess church health.

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Missions and Technology: There are no limits (in a sense)

When the chairman of Finishing the Task talked about how technologies have closed the communications gap he said, “We can now communicate with Berlin and Botswana at the same time.” How true that we can reach anywhere and almost everywhere … Continue reading

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Garage Church

Church start in unlikely place

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And Then The End Will Come- Matthew 24:14

And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come. Matthew 24:14 We do the great commission, preach the gospel, until the end. For all of us things … Continue reading

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Ministry in Homes

Oikos and Homes There is a power in the way the gospel flows within Oikos. The gospel moves faster through friends and family networks. So much of what happened in the new Testament happened through Oikos and through the context … Continue reading

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Lessons I learned surviving the Bubonic Plague

With the Covid 19 virus raging our world, I thought I would share some lessons I learned when I survived the Bubonic Plague. The year was 1994 when India was being ravaged by the Bubonic Plague. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1994_plague_in_India . I was … Continue reading

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What does ministry exit look like?

The Covid-19 pandemic has been referred to as “our Lord hitting the reset button.” In a major reset, what does exit look like?  Our first furlough was a one year furlough on the heels of some major ministry shift. I … Continue reading

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Local ownership ministry vision

Our vision: NO PLACE LEFT: LOCAL OWNERSHIP OF THE CORE MISSIONARY TASK FOR EVERY PEOPLE AND PLACE There may be some unique opportunities during these times of travel restrictions to encourage local ownership of the task. We have many levels … Continue reading

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