"We [the church] are invited to participate in an activity of God which is the central meaning of creation itself. We are invited to become, through the presence of the Holy Spirit, participants in the Son’s loving obedience to the Father. All things have been created that they may be summed up...
Lessons from the Conquest of Canaan
It has been said, “When it comes to missions, the low-hanging fruit has already been picked.”
In Joshua 13:1 we read of a time where the Lord spoke to Joshua saying, “Thou art old and stricken with years and there...
"We must allow the infallible guide, the Word of truth, to inform our theology, which will inform our missiology, which will inform our methodology." —Brooks Buser
Also the sons of the stranger
Who join themselves to the Lord,
To serve Him and to love Him,
Will learn the ways of His Sword;
Will be brought to the holy mountain
And know acceptance there.
Also, the sons of the stranger
I am working my way through the book of Luke and the parable of the Good Samaritan really impacted me. I have been reflecting on it everyday since then. Why? I have read it many, many times in my life. I have heard it told many, many times. But that impact should not surprise me because it's the...
"Mission involves us going to people (whether 100 metres or 10,000 kilometres away), it does not mean inviting people to come to us." —Eddie Arthur
"How beautiful upon the mountains Are the feet of him who brings good news, Who proclaims peace, Who brings glad tidings of good things, Who proclaims salvation, Who says to Zion, 'Your God reigns!'” —Prophet Isaiah
Recently I heard a message by Paris Reidhead entitled, “Ten Shekels and a Shirt.” In this message, Reidhead tells the story of two Moravian missionaries who left their communities to sell themselves into slavery in order to reach African slaves with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. As the two...
“When we all get to heaven, what a day of rejoicing that will be!” Amen.
Will there be any regrets in heaven?
It has been said that one of the greatest disappointments we’ll have once we get to heaven is how little we used the power of prayer!
Yes, the Bible tell us that God...
"'Not called!' did you say? ‘Not heard the call!' I think you should say. Put your ear down to the Bible . . . put your ear down to the burdened, agonized heart of humanity . . . listen to its . . . wail for help!” —William Booth