Author Archives: Dr. John Yingling

Becoming a Twenty-First Century Sending Church

Mission leader and pastor, Mark Stachura said, “The mark of a great church is not its seating capacity, but its sending capacity.” Every church should be a sending church. The standard model of a sending church is found in Acts 13. After fasting and praying, the church in Antioch sent out their two most capable […]

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Training School: God’s Glory, Our Excellence

It is time for our annual training school. This year’s theme is God’s Glory, Our Excellence. Our key verse is 1 Corinthians 10:31, “Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.” Every year we try to edify and encourage our missionaries, while at the same time […]

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The Primary Motive For Missions

Just before ascending into Heaven, the Lord Jesus charged His disciples to take the Gospel across every cultural and geographical boundary unto every people group. There are several motives for us to be involved in missions, yet I think there is a primary reason. Command We are motivated because God commanded us. The fact that […]

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Dispensationalism and Missions

Often in many of our schools the study of missions and the study of theology are considered parallel disciplines. This usually works out to missions becoming one of many programs in the local church rather than it being the heart and soul of the church. Our faith should be more than a creed and a […]

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Babylon’s Three Missionaries

Daniel 3:28 “Then Nebuchadnezzar spake, and said, Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, who hath sent his angel, and delivered his servants that trusted in him, and have changed the king’s word, and yielded their bodies, that they might not serve nor worship any god, except their own God.” We clearly see […]

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